View Full Version : Trouble Booting From Optical Drive

07-26-2014, 09:51 PM
Hi Folks:

I use StorageCraft's ShadowProtect to backup and recover my systems.

When I boot from their recovery CD the laptop displays:

Press any key to boot from CD or DVD......

The periods are printed at about 1 per second, presumably to give the user time to respond.

I hit the <Enter> key but nothing happens. The Win 8.1 startup screen pops up for a normal system start, ignoring the CD.

How do I boot from the CD?


07-27-2014, 03:14 AM
You can enter BIOS and configure the boot order. Put CD drive first. ( Or before the hard drive )

To enter BIOS, press F2 at startup. ( I think )