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Tuning up a PC with an ECS mobo ( Duron Era). But I cant seem to get it to boot to the CD drive, or even bring up the bootable devices menu. It will boot to the HDD just fine though. Anyone Have any Ideas? I have tried the usual Hotkeys ( F10,F11,F12,etc).

Thanks for any suggestions.
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But I cant seem to get it to boot to the CD drive, or even bring up the bootable devices menu.
On a computer of that era, there are probably no bootable device menu. Go in the bios and change the boot order.
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Do you have an F-lock on your keyboard?
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If you still have the manual or can find the manual then it might tell you there. I know not all motherboards have that option. My old cheap PC Chips have that feature while my current one doesn't.
    
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Originally Posted by glussier View Post
On a computer of that era, there are probably no bootable device menu. Go in the bios and change the boot order.
Ended up doing this. Thanks

+1 to all.
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Thanks for the REP+.
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