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A DVD-ROM problem

Hi,

i very much appreciated your prompt response regarding the disk 2 for satellite A60.
I just found out my DVD-ROM was damaged. I used a removeable DVD-ROM to install window system by setting up 'boot from CD-ROM'.however, this USB removeable DVD-ROM was not accepted by the computer. my computer only acknowledge its own DVD-ROM, so after a few seconds it displayed ' not booting from CD-ROM..'.
in this case, if my DVD-ROM is broken, how could i install a window XP OS. previosly, i used recovery disk 1 to recover, so the old OS was completely gone. i got no idea how to deal with it. toshiba DVD was broken, removable DVD was not acceptable, missing OS, gosh!.
any suggestions? nobody is working during this new year time.

pls kindly offer your expert opinions.

all the best,

steve
zdlstephen@hotmail.com

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Find a technician who can do it for you - or if you are conversant with computers you get an eternal dvd rom Drive and use it. Have you tried the floppy drive if your computer has any? or the flash disk?

please try one these options.

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