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When i insert my computer the cd so as to install new operatin system it responding the ff disk is corrupted

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You will need to go into the BIOS and make sure that the CD/DVD drive is the first on the list of BOOT Priorities.

It sounds like its going straight to the HDD, hence it is courrupt?

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