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bimbambo
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HP Pavilion 500-017c does not dislpay the CD Player as a boot option in the bios

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HP Pavilion 500-017c
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

I want to use Killdisk and install win 7 on mp PC.  However, My CD player doesn't show up as a bootable in the BIOS.  I set it to SATA 2 and it still doesn't show up.  My CD player works otherwise.

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Hello
first of all I can only advise you to avoid this, at least not before taking certain precautions.
If you can, do the test with another hard drive, it will avoid damaging the whole system for nothing.
Your computer may not work under Windows 7, there are no drivers developed here:

https://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/hp-pavilion-500-000-desktop-pc-series/5358992/model...
And certainly other constraints!

Windows 7 Extended Support from Microsoft Is Now End of Life
Otherwise, if not already done, you must create the recovery kit

Creating and Using a Microsoft Recovery USB Drive (Windows 😎

read this, it may help you to boot from the player

About UEFI and the Startup Menu

 

 Configuring the Boot Order in the System BIOS

Cannot Start Desktop Computer From a Bootable CD or DVD (Windows 😎


'you often have to go through the legacy, and sometimes you have to disable the boot security mode:

 

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