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Pavilion dv7 won't boot from CD/DVD

Hi,

 

I just bought a Pavilion dv7 today. I am a linux user, but when I tried to install linux on the new laptop, I just found that I don't know how to make it boot from CD/DVD. The splash screen appeared after pressing the power button just says "press ESC blablabla", and when I pressed it, I just came to a configure program for windows, but not the BIOS.

 

Help!

 

wecing.

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Re: Pavilion dv7 won't boot from CD/DVD

However, I got it solved simply by pressing F10 before the HP logo appears.

Pressing it during the logo on the screen seems never works, which is really wierd.

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Re: Pavilion dv7 won't boot from CD/DVD

You can also use F9 to get the boot device menu if you do not want to make a permanent change in the bios, F9 will allow a one time change of the boot device.

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Re: Pavilion dv7 won't boot from CD/DVD

When i press F9 there's a black screen but in the left corner above i have a horizontale stripe 

please help me i need this

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