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Old 06-04-2005, 03:43 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a dell 400. To go into bios it is ctr alt enter. When i go to the boot sequence it just has2 options floppy and hard drive.What happened to cd rom. What if i want to put in windows xp

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Old 06-04-2005, 04:06 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Can you change those options?

If it doesn't than you have to get a bootable floppy, and type in "d:/" press enter, than "setup" for older os's.

Xp has another way of doing it though, boot from a bootable disk, type in "smartdrv" press enter. than type in your CD drive letter e.g. "D:/" enter again. than type in "cd\i386" than type "winnt"

Than you will go to set up.

If that deosn't work, google it!

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