laptop external cd rom problem

  wooster007 18:04 05 May 2006
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hi

I have a dell laptop 400mz processor
6 gig harddrive
128 memory
NO FLOPPY DRIVE
my laptop doesn't seem to recognise the external pcmcia cdrom or a usb cd rom
And i need to install an operating system has any one any ideas on how to go about this please

regards steve

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:08 05 May 2006

check BIOS settings and ensure all options for USB are enabled.

see if you have a setting for order of boot devices and set CD as ist boot device.

  wooster007 19:17 05 May 2006

yes i have adjusted all the bios ready to boot but to no avail

  Jackcoms 19:30 05 May 2006

Duplicate thread click here

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