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Default Won't Boot from External CD/DVD - 11-14-2010, 04:05 PM

I want to wipeout and reload my Mini 1012 and it won't boot from my external drive. I have it set to boot from external drive in the bios but it doesn't.
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Default 11-14-2010, 05:08 PM

Can you boot off the same drive/disc on a different PC?

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Default 11-14-2010, 08:04 PM

also make sure that the CD/DVD is actually bootable, is it an original Windows Disk or a copy of one? reflex said, if it works on another PC it should work on the Mini

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Default 11-15-2010, 05:54 AM

You need to turn on USB Emulation in the BIOS if it's not already on.
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Default 11-16-2010, 03:03 AM

The USB emulation was the trick, thanks for your help!
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