Walt <Walt@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
> It's been awhile since I booted from a CD drive for any reason.
> Guess I can check my BIOS as I can't recall the last time it was
> updated. MB was installed 4 years ago, an ABITIC7-G. I may have
> updated the BIOS since then. I get the "Hit any Key" message but
> still the same result. Will keep trying and thanks ofr the
Don't know if it will help or not, I updated my BIOS and found I could
boot on my Windows XP CD but could NOT boot on my Vista DVD nor (off
topic, sorry) could I boot on any Linux CD. The fix was to flash my
BIOS back to the original before any updates. Fortunately, my ASUS
mother board CD included the original BIOS so it was easy to flash it
back like it was when I bought the MB.
Before you ask, I have absolutely NO idea why the updated BIOS would
boot on an XP CD and not on a Vista (or Linux) CD/DVD.
One other thing to try is to go into the BIOS and see what happens if
you set it to the "fail safe defaults" or whatever similar setting your
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