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Doesnt boot from DVD rom

My inspiron e 1405 doesnt boot from DVD rom....

though the dvd rom works well.... i hav changed the dvd rom and tested it.... it works on other laptops well.... after booting into windows the dvd rom works well....

i tried changing the priority of boot devices in bios ... it dint work.... even i disabled hard disk drive in bios for boot devices.... then the message was not able to find boot devices.......what must be the prob?? can anyone help me??

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  • Abhibhi Jun 01, 2008

    thank for the reply but it dint solve the prob.....yeah i was using bootable disks.... which work well on other laptops and also my os has crashed ...so iam unable to boot and upgade my bios..... is their a way to upgrade my bios through some usb ??

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    HP f763nr laptop, DVD doesn't show as a bootable device, only the hard drive. Not the drive, tried more than one.

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Hi
I know it sounds a bit odd but were u using a bootable disk to boot?
If yes, then try epgrading ur BIOS version it may help.

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