Change First Boot Device in BIOS to Boot From CD/DVD

Need to change the boot order for your Windows 8.1,  7, Vista or XP Computer? By changing the boot order, you can force your computer to boot from the CD/DVD drive.

To change the boot sequence for a PC:

Change First Boot Device in BIOS to Boot From CDDVD

1. The first thing you have to do is restart your computer. You can enter the BIOS when you see a message such as “Press ESC to enter setup” or something similar.

2. Go to Advanced BIOS Features or Advanced Boot Options. Use the arrow keys to navigate.

3. As you can see, there is a First, Second and Third Boot Device. Scroll down and use the arrow keys to change the First Boot Device to CD/DVD ROM, Second Boot Device to HDD (hard drive), Third Boot Device to Floppy, Network, or Disable.

4. Finally, go to Exit and make sure you choose Yes to the Save configuration changes.

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  1. vivek says:

    hi miguel
    i bought a new laptop lenovo z500 ,windows8.1 is pre installed in it ,i need to install ubuntu alongside windows 8.1 ,i watched ur video of installing ubuntu alongside windows 8 ,ubuntu is successfully installed but i am unable to open ubuntu ,i restarted the system many times and i changed the settings in bios setup as legacy support and legacy first and os optimization but no response i want the ubuntu os menu can u plz help m out

  2. John Horsfield says:

    Hi Miguel, Having watched your video on creating a system image for WIN8.1, I was keen to have a go. I typed in the instruction ‘ wbAdmin start backup -backupTarget:F: -include:C: -allCritical -quiet ‘ ‘enter’, but I don’t get the completed message, or a backup on my external drive. Can you give me any advice as to what I am doing wrong.

  3. Rezowan says:

    I have a wireless modem. When I start to install ubuntu I don’t have any internet connection. Please tell me what to do……….

  4. Rushikesh Salunke says:

    Hi I wanted to ask I wanted to boot from a usb flash drive any idea how to do it please tell me . thanks in advance

  5. Nagendran says:

    Hi Miguel,

    Any chance to the boot-up the Hiren’s Boot CD in USB.
    I mean burn the iso image in USB. I try it, but failed to boot-up. No windows.
    Please advice. Thank you

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