I had a laptop running Windows and Linux. Decided to
reinstall Windows due to ongoing problems.
Install didn't go too well, so I said fine - just
reinstall and start over.
The problem now is that the laptop won't boot from
CD. I have checked and double-checked the BIOS,
the order to every possible permutation and the CD
drive just won't seem to work. Even under the new
Windows it doesn't work properly.
I can't boot from floppy because there isn't one (have
a USB one, but it's not bootable apparently).
Would anybody have any suggestions as to how I can
get my system back to "normal" - i.e. install
Windows and then Linux.
I don't think that there's anything fundamentally
wrong with the CD drive because it was working before
I did the reinstall.
Any ideas, suggestions &c. most welcome!
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