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Windows Server 2003 - can't install


I've downloaded the Windows Server 2003 trial from Microsoft (180 days, comes on 2 cds).  I've burned the CDs (extracted from ISO image)
Unfortunately I can't boot from the CDs. The server its being trialled on doesn't have any other operating system installed.  I expected to be able to just boot off CD and install. What have I to do to get the install up and running?  The server can boot from CDs - I've tried this with another CD.

Thanks in advance
2 Solutions
You have to finalize the CD in order to make it bootable.

The easiest thing to do is to grab a bootdisk here: www.bootdisk.com

Something with CD ROM support, then run the installation off the CD.

Have you tried the CD on your PC both on boot and via explorer?
rwallacejAuthor Commented:
it seemed RAID problemts was the real problem........go it eventually sorted. Thanks for help nevertheless

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