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I have an Acer Aspire 3000 laptop that has been giving me problems. I tried to do a system restore but it will not boot up off of the CD. I have tried F8 but and that gives me a number of options but booting up form the CD is not one of them. Any ideas??

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Hi Lindsay,

That's too bad about your system.

First, what kind of problems were you having as the reason for wanting to perform a system restore?

If your system will not boot off the CD, then it might not be #1 in the BIOS order. Try this:


  • Power up your Acer system.
  • When prompted (after memory testing completes), press CTRL + ALT + ESC to enter CMOS setup.
  • At the CMOS Setup screen select Advanced BIOS Features
  • Verify the Boot Options Sequence is set to the following order:
    1st [CD-ROM]
    2nd [Floppy Disk]
    3rd [Hard Disk]
  • Insert the Acer System CD, DISK 1 in your CD-ROM drive.
  • Press F10 to exit and save. When prompted, Do you want to save CMOS data?, select [Yes], then press ENTER.

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