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tetumu

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Booting from installation CD
« on: August 13, 2007, 08:17:20 AM »
Hi
Have just installed a new Mother board in my Computer the old board board was damaged due to a power supply failure.Ny problem is the original installation disc windows 2000 has been lost I am not sure of what version it was,in an attempt to format the HD Iam trying to boot from a windows 2000 pro version and just get the blue error message I have checked the bios and all is ok.
IS it because I am not using the original disc that I am having problems.

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John

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    Re: Booting from installation CD
    « Reply #1 on: August 13, 2007, 10:29:40 AM »
    Is the 2000 pro CD an original or just a copy?

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    Re: Booting from installation CD
    « Reply #2 on: August 13, 2007, 02:15:49 PM »
    No matter what OS was on your machine prior to this an authentic Win2KPro CD should boot fine.
    It doesn't matter even if the drive is empty.
    What blue error message ? ?
    This means it's still trying to boot from the hard drive.

    Enter setup and set the first boot device to CDRom...
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