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Computer restarts when trying to boot from a cd

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by mhdaams, Jan 24, 2011.

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  1. mhdaams

    mhdaams Thread Starter

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    Goodday im trying to format my computer but the moment i insert the cd in the drive and set in the bios to boot from then the computer restarts and hangs this only happens when their is a cd inside but if i take out the cd then the computer works properly although still having the setting to boot from the cd drive but the moment you put a cd inside to boot then the pc restarts and hangs what is the problem what should i do your help will be highly appreciated

    Thank you
    Bye
     
  2. RaytheBear

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    Hmm, have you tried holding the F12 key while booting, it should give you a boot menu where you can choose to boot from the CD rom.

    Note : If holding down the F12 key dosen't work, try Tapping the F12 at boot up.

    Good luck
    Ray
     
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    What is on the CD? Have you tried it with another computer to see if maybe the CD is defective?
     
  4. Gouthaman

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    Get the CD checked with another computer. I think there's something wrong with the CD. If the CD works properly somewhere else, then the problem is with your optical drive.
     
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