It shouldn't be anything to do with it.... a normal DVD drive should work
the same as a normal CD drive if a bootable disk is inserted in it. Is it
the same optical drive each time... and bootable from the CD but not the
DVD... will it even read a DVD if you boot up in XP.... a DVD drive has one
laser used for the CD and one for the DVD, so if it won't read any DVDs,
then the DVD laser has died. Replace the drive.
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"Rat_uk" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> asus pe2 pundit barebone won't boot won't boot the vista oem installation
> it will load xp but with vista you do not even get to the 'press any key
> to boot from cd' prompt.
> vista is a dvd. is this anything to do with it? (although the pundit does
> have a dvd drive)
> what will it boot the xp cd but not the vista dvd???????