Boot order

  donmar 19:20 15 Dec 2003
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This machine suddenly refuses to boot from Cd.or Floppy. Tried Bios and selecting boot order via f12. Nothing works. Can anyone help? Don. Also tried sys restore rollback-no good. On win xp.

  Lozzy 19:56 15 Dec 2003

Best bet Flash your Bios..

  donmar 21:09 15 Dec 2003

Scared to try this. Only time I ever tried it crashed the comp. and cost a lot to get it fixed.Don

  s3mt3x 21:18 15 Dec 2003

Have you tried restoring the defaults in your BIOS? This should be tried before resorting to a flash!

  donmar 21:25 15 Dec 2003

No but willtry next. Thank you Don.

  donmar 22:13 15 Dec 2003

Tried resetting bios defaults. Still won't boot from CD drive.Don

  s3mt3x 12:20 16 Dec 2003

Have you set the option in your BIOS? The first boot device? Its usually in the "advanced __something__" section if your using Award BIOS.

  donmar 12:32 16 Dec 2003

Thank you everyone. This seems to be a Motherboard faiure. Will return for repair.don

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