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Knoppix won't boot

a1tone

FPCH New Member
Joined
Apr 29, 2007
Messages
1
#1
I have downloaded Knoppix to install on a new PC, but when I turn the PC on it returns an error.

verifying DMI Pool Data......
Boot from ATAPI CD-ROM: Failure...
DISK BOOT FAILURE, INSERT SYSTEM DISK AND PRESS ENTER

When I press enter, the following error re-appears.
Boot from ATAPI CD-ROM: Failure...
DISK BOOT FAILURE, INSERT SYSTEM DISK AND PRESS ENTER

At present I am unable to load anything up.

Hope someone can help.

Thanks
 

maynardvdm

FPCH Long Term Member
Joined
Feb 7, 2007
Messages
3,117
Location
South Africa
#2
you are not using a bootable cd. or if you want to boot from the hard drive make sure there is no disk in your cd rom or change the bios so it boots from the hard drive.
that is if you have an operating system on the hard drive.