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I just received restore dvd I inserted it, but prompts did not come up what should i do?

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Propmpts are usually dependent on the operating system. If your OS is hosed, kaput, non fuctional the normal prompts may not appear.
Recovery/restore cd/dvd are usually bootable.
following the propmpts that appear when you power on, enter the bios and change the order of boot devices to cd/dvd drive first. insert restore disk in drive, boot, and the boot handler on restore disk should begin its restore.

  • should, usually, most -used with caution there are some poorly made restore disks that dont boot to a restore OS, but not many, and not recently

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I fthis is your Operating system restore CD, then it won't come up in Windows automatically. It is designed to work during initial boot-up of your machine.

Reboot and then watch for the prompt to boot to cd... that will start your recovery process.

Hope that helps.

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Well manually run the restore starting with the first cd

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