CD boot: cannot from cd - code 5 Tags: Boot CD-Rom Windows 7 Last response: November 3, 2009 3:10 PM in Windows 7 Share chuxsta October 26, 2009 5:59:31 AM firstly thanks to AsAnAtheist 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. More about : boot code digitalvivo October 26, 2009 6:08:34 AM hey check this out... http://gizmodo.com/5389235/microsoft-acknowledges-probl... could this be your problem and maybe solution? m 0 l chuxsta 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. m 0 l Related resources Cannot boot from CD - Code 5 - Forum Cannot boot from CD - CODE 5. Need to format my hard disc. - Forum Cannot Boot from CD - code 5 - Forum CANNOT boot from cd error code 5 - Forum cannot boot from cd/dvd : code 5 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer digitalvivo 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/ m 0 l hhuey5 November 3, 2009 3:10:46 PM I have an AMD 2005 and got the above error My solution is http://hhuey5techstuff.blogspot.com/2009/11/fixing-code... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Windows xp cannot boot from cd-code 5 Forum CANNOT boot from cd error code 5 Forum CD boot: cannot from cd - code 5 Forum Cannot boot from cd - code: 5 Forum Cannot boot from CD Code: 5 XP SP2 Slipstream Forum Can not boot from cd code 5 windows xp HPlaptop Forum SolvedCommand prompt code to boot from CD Forum This device, cd/dvd drive cannot start (code 10) vista Forum SolvedCannot boot from installation CD Forum This device, cd/dvd drive cannot start (code 10) vista Forum Windows cannot find cd/rw error code 41 Forum Error Code 0xc00000000f. Won't boot from CD Drive at all. Forum SolvedCannot boot Toshiba laptop from CD. F12 ect not working. Forum SolvedCannot boot from cd Forum my cd will read a disk but I cannot get it so show up in the boot drive list Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !