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Hi all

Cant seem to get the external cd drive to work. When i go in BIOS it does not have a
option for cd drive as first boot option.
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Dan Craciun earned 2000 total points
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Press F8 and see available boot options.

HTH,
Dan
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by:Zac Harris
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Is it possible the cable or connection inside the device is not secure? is the drive even recognized at all?
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by:Michael-Best
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I presume that the external cd drive is USB connected and that you want to boot from the external cd drive  .
In BIOS select USB as the first boot otion.
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