Can't get computer to boot from cd

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trying to reformat computer with windows 2000 and can't get computer to boot from cd even though the cd drive is first in boot sequence

how can I get it to boot up from the cd?
 

dduardo

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You need to set the boot sequence in the bios. That's the only way. Also, do you have multiple CDROMS?
 
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it's already set as 1st in bios. there is E = cd rom and D = dvd
in bios E is 1. ATAPI CD-ROM Drive, 2. Removable Devices, 3. Hard Drive, 4. Network Boot
then it has > hard drive, > removable devices
 
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I had the cd in E drive
 
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Well yes, option one I'd imagine...

Try both CD drives, once I tried to boot from CD but then realized I had the CD in the wrong drive...

It's in your bios somewhere...
 
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is the cd bootable?
 
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Make Windows 2000 bootable floppy disks, Windows 2000 CD is not bootable.

You will need 4 floppy disks I think.
 

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