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post #11 of 30
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this made it skip the bit where it says Floppy disk failure

now it goes to a bit where it says

Verifying DMI Pool Data ..........
DISK BOOT FAILURE, INSERT SYSTEM DISK AND PRESS ENTER

i have my windows vista disk in the optical drive

sorry for the cluelessness and lots of questions but i really appreciate the help i get

so any clues as to what to do now?
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bump
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post #13 of 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by noobdown View Post
make sure all the settings are correct and the computer is seeing the hard drive
the bold
make sure the bios sees both the hd nad cd/dvd roms
post #14 of 30
sounds like you are in good shape to me, now all you have to do is set the cd rom as a primary boot device or at least set it to boot before your first hard disk. usually the disk will spin up and it will say "press any key to boot from Cd"
    
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post #15 of 30
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it does see both the hard drive and the cd/dvd rom drive
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post #16 of 30
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its stopped sayin the Disk Boot thing and has gone to the

PXE-E61: Media Test Failure thing again
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post #17 of 30
windows burnt off?
if burnt off the dvd was probably not made right.
any defects on the cd its self?
post #18 of 30
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the disk seems to be fine

if i press esc enough times i get the boot menu and i select cd-rom but it says

select a boot first device


No bootable device found
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post #19 of 30
dodgy windows disk or cd drive then
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post #20 of 30
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do you think that it might be that which is stopping me from booting? a dodgy disk or drive?
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