boot from CD

  jerryj 14:59 01 Aug 2003

I have just put a new hard drive in my old pc. Running a 333 celeron. I am trying to install XP but it will not boot from CD. I have changed the BIOS for CD but still no good. It will install win 98 from floppy, but thats not what I want.

  barrie_g 15:02 01 Aug 2003

if you have two cd drives, try it in the other one.

  ellas 15:05 01 Aug 2003

try here if you cant boot from the cd click here

  Alan2 17:47 02 Aug 2003

On booting up my system with a bootable disc in I get a brief one line prompt telling me to press any key to boot from the cd.

It is visible for only about 5 seconds so it's easy to miss if you're not expecting it.

Perhaps yours is similar.

  woodchip 18:04 02 Aug 2003

Go hear for floppy's click here

  woodchip 18:05 02 Aug 2003

Your motherboard will be too old to start with CD

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