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PCMCIA ATA/IDE Adapter

By Marki
Nov 10, 2005
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  1. Can I boot up my DELL labtop by CD-ROM with PCMCIA ATA/IDE Adapter? This labtop doesn't have a built-in floppy disk or CD-ROM. I'm trying to set up Windows XP and I don't have the original floppy or CD-ROM connection. Please Help!!!! Marki
     
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 9,431

    Booting from exotic devices is a feature of BIOS. Read the friendly manual to see what options you have. Your laptop may also support booting from USB devices, including USB CD-ROMs and ATA enclosures.
     
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