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My hard drive died. I just installed a new one. I have back up discs that I made when I first bought my acer laptop. I want to boot from cd but I can't seem to figure out how. I know how to get into the bios but I don't know what to change it to. All I have for cd-rom is one that says USB CD and that's not working when I put it to the top of the list. Any ideas as to what I can do?

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The backup disc's May not be bootable discs meaning that you cant start up with them. You should see if you can find recovery discs that came with the laptop, this should be able to get your OS back and running, then once your up run the back up disc's in windows and you should be able to restore the data.

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