XP Home won't let me boot from 98SE cd

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  1. Westside

    Westside New Member

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    Just like the topic says, it lets me choose to boot from cdrom, but then it just boots up normally through xp, WTF???
     
  2. mdaniel

    mdaniel S is for Shiksa

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    It has nothing to do with XP. Your BIOS and your CD-ROM drive control the boot order. If you choose to boot CD before hard drive, and it can't find a bootable CD in the drive, it will boot off the hard drive, regardless of what OS is installed on it. Either the CD is damaged or the drive isn't working properly, or the drive doesn't support booting.
     

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