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Old 07-04-2008, 11:57 PM   #1
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Question Why does my computer refuse to take linux Dsl or anything

I put in numerous distributions recorded on CD-rs and they never worked. So i bought some CD-rw's they don't seem to work either. First the machine keeps spitting the discs out. Then once they stop having a war with opening the tray it just loads them then nothing happens. After the bios it just stays black. I have restarted numerous times. I have an HP Pavilion 752n with an aftermarket Western digital hard drive. Aftermarket meaning its not stock. I have recently formatted the hard drive for linux also. What can possibly be wrong.
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Sounds like you need to go to the BIOS and set it to boot from the cd first before the hard drive
Old 07-05-2008, 09:25 AM   #3
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yeah thats what I should have done before.


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