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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-11-2004, 01:50 PM - Thread Starter
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i just ..uh.. got partition magic 8, i did the whole format thing, and now when i go to install windows, it just does the normal bios boot screens, and then it just says "PRESS A KEY TO REBOOT" and wont let me boot from cd. what should i do? or does any1 know what im doing wrong?

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i just ..uh.. got partition magic 8, i did the whole format thing, and now when i go to install windows, it just does the normal bios boot screens, and then it just says "PRESS A KEY TO REBOOT" and wont let me boot from cd. what should i do? or does any1 know what im doing wrong?
Is the CD-ROM the first boot device in the BIOS?

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DUH! lol, i tryed booting from the HDD, the floppy, CD, and even from the network, but it dosnt matter now, i just put it in this old comp (Duron 933mhz) and im using the windows utility stuff to format it, then ill just put it back in and go, but thanks anyway

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