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My toshiba satellite a50, i want to change boot order to cd drive

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You need to go into the bios or utility set up. At start up there will be a Toshiba screen, on this screen at the bottom, it will read something like, esc to enter bios, or F1 to enter bios, F10 to enter boot menu, at this point you will need to press which ever it says to go into bios. Bios can also be refereed to as utilities or utility set up. Now, if you change the boot order in the bios, it will always check the CD drive before the hard drive. If you only want or need to boot from the CD drive this one time, then you will need to go into the boot menu at start up. When you get to the boot menu, it will give you a list, then you choose CD drive. If you go the boot menu route, be sure the CD is in the drive when you select CD drive, otherwise it will see there is no CD and skip straight to the hard drive. Keep in mind that on some machines it blows right past the Toshiba screen, so you may have to try a couple of times or just be quick to make your selection as to bios or boot menu.

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When the system boots hit the BIOS key F2 and in the setup select boot from CDROM and press F10 and exit, Insert the bootable CD and boot the system

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