boot problem

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help!
i have an empty hard drive
went into bios changed boot priority to cd r0m
pc then says boot from atapi cd:rom: (twice) then blinking cursor
ive inserted my windows cd and pressed enter and cursor just keeps blinking as well as cdrom led lght.


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It could be possible that you CD is not a bootable CD.
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thanks for the reply!
i thought of that but ive tried 3 different cds any other ideas?
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CD-ROM is bad.
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if you have a floppy make a boot disk and try to access the cdrom from the dos with cdrom support enabled
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Is your cd an ISO burn? If so, where did you burn it from? Was it a legal copy?

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