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Windows XP fail to boot from CD

By boogirl
May 28, 2011
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  1. First everything was fine. Then I could not print a pdf file. So, I rebooted. After the reboot the system stops at the PCI load and gives this funny Y(symbol)Y(symbol).

    So, I try to boot in safe mode.... no go. Does nothing

    I go to BIOS and try to boot from Disk. it acts like it will boot, However, it goes to an option screen that asks you to boot from HD (option 1) or boot from CD (option 2) and pick in 10 seconds, but it will not let me select option 2. So, it tries to boot from HD again and fails with Y(symbol)Y(symbol).
  2. Mark56

    Mark56 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,271

    When you went into the Bios did you set the CD drive to 1st in the boot order?


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