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almoullim
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Booting from CD/DVD on Lenovo IdeaPad Z500

I've recently been trying to boot from a CD/DVD to install windows 8.1, but when i hit the novo button and go to the boot menu i only see the hard drive and a windows manger thing but i dont see the booting from CD/DVD option.

 

Thanks in advanced.

LenBlazer
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Re: Booting from CD/DVD on Lenovo IdeaPad Z500


@almoullim wrote:

I've recently been trying to boot from a CD/DVD to install windows 8.1, but when i hit the novo button and go to the boot menu i only see the hard drive and a windows manger thing but i dont see the booting from CD/DVD option.

 

Thanks in advanced.


Go to bios and set Boot Mode = Legacy support. Then Save and Exit. See picture below.

Boot options.JPG

almoullim
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Re: Booting from CD/DVD on Lenovo IdeaPad Z500

Now that i did install windows 8.1, do i need to keep the boot mode to legacy support or i can put it back to UEFI
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LenBlazer
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Re: Booting from CD/DVD on Lenovo IdeaPad Z500

Put it back to UEFI and enable SecureBoot.

almoullim
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Re: Booting from CD/DVD on Lenovo IdeaPad Z500

okay. Thank you for your help
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Re: Booting from CD/DVD on Lenovo IdeaPad Z500

You're Welcome.

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Re: Booting from CD/DVD on Lenovo IdeaPad Z500

Is the boot record on the install windows 10 iso or on the disc to be windows 10?

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