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ABS Mayhem G3 Laptop: I recently acquired the "Windowsclick" virus, and in the process, my antivirus software went nuts, and messed up my registry files. The computer won't recognize my CD drive,though I've gone in and tried to reset the drive. My hope was to restore my system using the Windows recovery/restore cd, but the computer won't read it on startup. It also won't boot from my external CD drive, or the copy I made to a USB. Any help would be much appreciated - I really don't want to take


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Okay first things first. look for your opening screen and click the appropriate button to boot into the BIOS screen. once in there move to Boot Options and select the appropriate device to boot from which is your dvd rom. in this screen also check to see what priority number your hard drive is in. if it is before the dvd rom select the correct options in your bios to move the hard drive down to the lowest priority. your dvd rom should be first boot device then usb second and so on making sure your hard drive is last. now go to save your changes and make sure you save your changed options and exit and reboot. now see if a screen comes up during the boot screen again that allows you to select boot device. some units have an option some dont. if your laptop has it good select it. its usually f12 or something like that. in that screen make sure you select dvd/cd rom to boot and click , then click your enter key a few times and you should be able to see your black screen toss a line up that says press any key to boot from cd. i have found that in some cases you have to tap the enter key to activate the dvd rom, dont ask me why. it sounds stupid but it works for some reason. once you are in this screen you can now restore you drive to its original factory settings....Good Luck! Let me know if you have any questions!

Ruben
Thanks for the very detailed solution, Ruben! However, when I went into the BIOS, the DVD drive doesn't even show up as an option to boot from. All I have is the hard-drive and "Realtek Network Service". I don't see USB as an option either. If you know of anyone who wants a beautiful non-working laptop as a project, let me know! This one will be heading for the dumpster soon!
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