Toshiba A25 How to get it to boot from cd ?

Working on a friends laptop. Its a Toshiba A25. I cannot find the magic key to press at boot to change the boot order ?

Help
LVL 1
AiricRAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

☠ MASQ ☠Commented:
How do I access the BIOS of a Toshiba Laptop?

ANSWER

There are three general ways to access the BIOS of a Toshiba Laptop:

1. When you power up, hold down the Escape key, you're asked to press F1.
2. You can click on Start -> Programs and locate your Toshiba Utilities and Click on Hardware Setup Options.
3. If this cannot be found under Programs, the utility may be hidden and placed in your Control Panel for security purposes. Click Start -> Settings -> Control Panel and click on Toshiba Hardware Setup or H W Setup.

You may also be able to access the Setup by going to your MS DOS Prompt and type C:\> Tsetup.


(from http://www.techzonez.com/forums/archive/index.php/t-8047.html)

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
AiricRAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your reply.

I tried the esc/f1 with no luck.

I just found the utilities in control panel before I came back to check your post. I tried all options with no luck.

The problem with this laptop is that it is not reading dvd's. Its probably just a bad drive. It reads cd's fine just not dvds.

I was going to do a fresh os install to see if it helps..but Im done with it...UNCLE

It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Operating Systems

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.