Having problems with your Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook ?

I am trying to boot from an XP disk to do erase vista and install XP. I have the boot sequence to boot from the cd first but it bypasses the cd and continues to load vista. I even tried F12 at boot up and selected the cd drive. It still bypasses the cd. I can see that the cd reads the disk but for whatever reason it never boots from the cd. What gives? PS On most other computers I am prompted, "Press any key to boot from cd" but I never get this prompt from the ACER5100


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As you have written that your CD ROM is working fine, then there is only one possible reasons for this, that Your BIOS is malfunctioning and you have to download and install the latest version for your system.
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