When I try to install Windows XP pro from CD drive
I get the following BIOS error message;
CD-ROM: Failure
I tried three different working CD dives
and get the same error!!!
I then installed Windows XP pro from Floppy disks.
The Windows XP pro boot disk has six floppy disks.
Installing XP from Floopy disks works great!!!
Also the CD-ROM drive works great!!!

How do I fix this BIOS problem?
Is there some problem with the CD disk,
CD-ROM dive, BIOS or something else?

Thank You
Bob Whitman

PS: I have ASUS P2B Rev. 1.xx motherboard.
Pentium III 450 MHz.
384 MB RAM
15 GB IDE Hard drive
AWARD Modular BIOS v4.51PG
ASUS P2B ACPI BIOS Revision 1012 03/03/00

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Last Post by djrivera1

Download this file here link: http://support.asus.com/download/download.aspx
1. download windows 98 startup disk
2. load with cdrom support
3 load in bios update disk
4. type dir
5. type file name of .exe file
6. type bios file name
7. flash
8. clear cmos but changing jumper near batteries on motherboard.
9. hope it works

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