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CD boot: cannot from cd - code 5

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October 26, 2009 5:59:31 AM

firstly thanks to AsAnAtheis​t for his post on these forums with http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/1392-63-windows-upgra... post.

until i tried booting from the disc i had burnt..

i get
CD boot: cannot from cd - code 5
NTLDR is missing.


from further reading i read that Wind 7 does not support certain chipsets so it does not recognise it as a bootable media.
can anyone confirm this?

if this is the case then im in the brown stuff.

i have the student discounted download version of win 7 64bit and currently have win xp home 32bit
so i cant run the upgrade in windows as i get the " this is not a valid win32 application"

any one else have the same issue or found an answer to this problem?
i have spent the last 2 days scouring the net and have over 20 browser tabs of various info non of which pin points my problem.

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October 26, 2009 6:39:02 AM

well it certainly explains why i have been having no joy with this..

not a solution but its given me some ammunition to fire at digitalriver...

i need to be able to make a boot image my chipset will like. :pt1cable:  :pt1cable:  :pt1cable:  :pt1cable: 
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October 28, 2009 3:57:08 AM

try using vlite to slipstream drivers for your computer into the ISO. Not sure if it will work with windows 7 because its made for vista, but worth a try.

http://www.vlite.net/
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