CDBOOT: Cannot boot from CD Code 4. Anyone seen this before?

I have been trying with a new HP Probook, Windows 7 Pro to create a bootable CD with Windows server 2003 Enterprise 64Bit.  When I finish burning the CD, and I've done this about 10 times, I get the error above.  The probook is 32 bit.  I tried extracting various boot sectors and using them with WinISO and Isobuster.  I used various programs to burn the CD, Roxio and another that starts with A.  No matter what I change, I get the same thing.  I put an external CD/DVD burner on the computer and used it to burn it.. Sam. anyone have any ideas or possibly know what the code 4 means?  
snurd3Asked:
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Justin OwensITIL Problem ManagerCommented:
I am somewhat confused.  The legally downloaded Windows Server 2003 ISOs provided by Microsoft are already bootable.  Where did you get your ISO which you are trying to burn?  You should not have to do anything to make it bootable.

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snurd3Author Commented:
Well, when I went to our download section, I only saw the EXE files.  I go there infrequently.  Today when I went back, I remembered to click the plus and got the ISO, but it's completely beside the point.  What I was kicking myself about was that I have done bootable disks many times and was having difficulty getting one to boot.  I later determined htat it was a bad DVD/CD burner inthe laptop.  As soon as I thougt that I had figured that out, I tried it on my other laptop, just for grins, and it worked.  But, I still would like to know what that message means, because I saw it in many forums, but was unable to find an answer.  
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snurd3Author Commented:
Oh, yeah.  You asked where I got the ISO.. I made it.
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snurd3Author Commented:
There are also lots of EXE files there.
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nobusCommented:
burn the live knoppix cd with an iso burning tool , and test if that boots ok
ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/dist/knoppix/KNOPPIX_V6.4.4CD-2011-01-30-EN.iso 
you can use this :  http://cdburnerxp.se/
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nobusCommented:
**it can be a bad drive...test with another one !
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snurd3Author Commented:
You are absolutely right. The drive was bad, or more correctly the hardware was bad, because I attached an external drive, which did the same.  But, when I tried the ISO's using a drive on a second notebook, they worked fine.  Should have sorted it out much faster as the laptop has had multiple hardware issues. But you are essentially right, so u get the points.
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nobusCommented:
tx for the feedback - and yes, they die frequently
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