That I can't figure out!
My friend handed his portable system over to me to work on and I just need to reinstall Windows and he'll be all set.
But, his system won't boot off of the CD.
So I made a bootable flash drive. Still no good.
Going inside the BIOS, I can see the optical drive, change the boot order, blah blah. So I change the first boot device to be the optical drive. Streight to the HDD. Changed it to removable media. Streight to HDD.
So I go to the Boot Device Menu and only the HDD is listed. I've reset the BIOS, took out the CMOS and drained the power, but short of a mobo replacement, I can't think of anything that will help.
I've tried mutliple flash drives and attempted a second optical drive to no effect.