Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works
Photo

windows will not boot with OS DVD


  • Please log in to reply

#1
TRBMan

TRBMan

    Member

  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 13 posts
i recently requested a new OS disk from dell so i could repair my windows.
problem is, i can't get my computer to boot with the DVD. I checked BIOS and the OnBoard CD Drive is first on the boot list. Is there something i am doing wrong? I tried placing the OS DVD is both the CD Drive and DVD Drive.

can someone walk me through to make sure i am doing it right?
  • 0

Advertisements


#2
computerwiz12890

computerwiz12890

    Fixer-upper guy

  • Retired Staff
  • 1,802 posts
Does it say "press any key to boot from CD..."? Make sure you aren't missing that prompt.

Is there a button you can press (like F11) to choose what to boot from? You may see something like "F11 - Boot Menu" when your computer is booting up, and by pressing that button you can specifically choose what to boot from.

Without the model number of the PC, there isn't much more advice I can give. You could also give Dell a call and see what they advise. :whistling:

Edited by computerwiz12890, 13 April 2007 - 10:01 PM.

  • 0






Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP