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Why won't my CD run when I load it in the drive in my Windows 8.1?

Why won't my Quicken installation disk run when I load it in the CD drive of my Windows 8.1 computer? When the disc was put in the computer's tray, the tray closed and nothing happens.
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Entry Point Not Found

I tried installing a linksys Wirless Adapter onto a Dell Inspiron 4100 laptop, and get a error that says: Example: "Setup.exe - Entry Point Not Found The procedure entry point DecodePointer could ...
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Are there differences between installing Linux from USB or CD?

What are the differences between the following two scenarios? copying the content of a Linux ISO file to a USB drive (with the dd command), then booting from it burning the ISO to CD, then ...
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Why UNetbootin for USB but not CD-RW? [closed]

Usually, if I want to make a bootable CD for linux (Ubuntu. Mint, Debian, whatever) I just burn the ISO to CD and then restart the machine that I intend to install linux on with that CD inside it. ...
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How to create boot cd from an already burned one?

I have copied a knopix cd from my friend. But unfortunately the cd was not a bootable one.I have already copied all of the contents and when I run from windows it works fine. How can I enable the ...
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Install XP (non bootable CD) from within Windows 7

I'm in need of some help. I'm currently running on Windows 7 ultimate x64. I need to intstall a fresh copy of XP on my machine (dual boot) but I have a non bootable CD of XP. Is there any way to ...
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How can I make a recovery partition using my Windows 7 Installation disk?

Similar to how HP or ACER will create a partition on the hard drive which you can boot from using F10 or something similar if your computer crashes. What do I have to do to my windows 7 installation ...
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New motherboard (ASUS M4A88TD-V) can't install OS from CD

I built a new computer last night but I'm running into an error that's new to me and keeping me from installing an operating system. Long story short, the system can boot off a CD but once loaded, ...
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Installing a printer without the CD

Is there a way of installing a printer without the installation CD. I'm using windows and the printer is an hp.
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Unable to boot from CD: CODE 4

I'm trying to install Windows XP SP2 from a Dell green CD. I am installing it on a Dell Dimension 4100. I used 2 CDRom, no luck, still get the error message: CDBOOT: Unable to boot from CDROM: Code ...
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3answers
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How to make a Linux/Mac/Win installer CD?

I developed a program with Xulrunner so it runs on those OS's but right now if you want to install it on Linux/Mac you need to manually copy the files and create shortcuts. Is there a way to ease ...
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When installing Windows 7, CDBOOT error 5 appears: Cannot boot from CD; why?

I am installing Windows 7 on an old machine. I can not even get it to boot. I get this error message: CDBOOT: Cannot boot from CD - Code: 5 Boot Failure from Previous Device.. Boot Failure from ...