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Hi, I have a Gateway GP6-566C SE. I am trying to have it read a bootable CD but it doesn't seem to recognize the CD on a bootup. Looking at the bios I can see that the CD is supposed to check the CD first then the floppy disk and finally the hard disk. The CD is not checked. I removed the floopy disk check but it stll checks the floppy disk so it doesn't seem to be checking the bios or at least the "boot" section of the bios. Do you have any ideas? Tom

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Most desktops will check the floppy drive when starting up anyway regardless of what setting is in the bios, try to look for any commands required for boot selection when you boot up...I have to hit TAB while booting up to select to boot from CD.

Let me know how you get on

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