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Old 09-29-2004, 11:39 AM   #1
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Can`t boot from CD-ROM


I am having trouble booting my Windows XP cd from CD-rom and I think Its because of the Grub boot loader. Can anyone suggest a way to re-configure the bootloader so it will boot from CD-ROM?
 
Old 09-29-2004, 11:40 AM   #2
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check your bios settings first...

make sure your first boot device is CD-ROM and that the media is not corrupt.
 
Old 09-29-2004, 11:42 AM   #3
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it is. In fact, it says "Boot From CD-ROM" , as if it is booting, then the bootloader screen just pops up
 
Old 09-29-2004, 11:51 AM   #4
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Sudden Idea: maybe if I get a flamethrower and...actually maybe I`ll just disable the Harddrive altogether
 
Old 09-29-2004, 11:55 AM   #5
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Nope...the ftupid bootloader still kicks in even when I totally disable the harddrive
 
Old 09-29-2004, 01:34 PM   #6
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try booting with a windows boot bisk, then go to your cd drive, and execute the setup.exe
 
  


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