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    Installing LBA Linux instead of Win XP

    Hi, I currently run Windows XP andwant to get rid of it completely in favour of LBA Linux. I've just got a DVD for the full installation of LBA Linux, and the installation notes just say to insert the DVD and restart my laptop. However, every time I try this, XP just starts without reading the DVD. What do I do?


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    Sounds like you're not set up to boot from your DVD drive before your hard drive. You need to change your boot sequence in the BIOS.
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    Thanks! How do I do that? Really sorry, pretty new to this and still not up with the inner workings of PCs...

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    Go into the BIOS, and change the boot order,
    There might be something special you have to do with your laptop if the above doesn't work. Check your Laptop's manual on how to boot from DVD.

    I am just assuming that you have a DVD reader, I knew a guy who tried to read a DVD iso without a DVD reader.
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