Win 7 wont boot unless cdrom is removed Tags: Boot Devices Thinkpad Windows 7 Last response: March 31, 2011 3:08 AM in Windows 7 Share joedit March 31, 2011 12:26:21 AM Hello, All of a sudden my Win 7 Thinkpad t43 won't boot unless I take out the DVD device. When I power off snd remove the device it boots just fine. I was running fie for months. More about : win wont boot cdrom removed cmichael138 March 31, 2011 12:52:31 AM Can you do a system restore, back to before the problem started? m 0 l aford10 a b $ Windows 7 March 31, 2011 3:08:24 AM Make sure the hard drive is the first boot device in the BIOS, and disable the other boot devices. Try changing the DVD IDE/SATA and power cable. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNew SSD wont boot unless win7 cd or through bios. Forum computer wont boot and beeps unless cr2032 batt removed and refitted Forum SolvedPC wont boot unless I remove and put RAM back in Forum ASUS R7 260X wont boot past logo after restart unless i power it off Forum P9X79pro, Refuses to boot unless Win 7 boot mgr first... cannot do backups either Forum PC won't load Windows 7 from cold boot unless i reset Forum Win 7 will not boot unless dvd is in drive Forum Advent laptop won't power up from AC adaptor unless battery inserted but then works when battery removed Forum Win. 7 won't boot after removing secondary drive Forum CD-Rom won't recognise Windows 7 .iso file from self made boot disc. Forum My CD/Rom won't boot the Windows 7 Pro install disc! Forum SolvedNew Build Won't Boot Past Logo (Win 7x64) Forum SolvedComputer won't boot unless I go into bios first Forum SolvedWin8 'restored' to Win7 via CD boot, now won't boot from HD. BIOS tweak needed Forum SolvedMy PC wont boot unless I tilt it sideways Forum Solved12 gb RAM (4x3) win 7 (x64) wont boot Forum SolvedWin7 64 upgrade DVD won't boot Forum SolvedI also have a emachine and I switched a hard drive that had win 7 on it and it won't boot up so what can I do to fix it? Forum SolvedXP HD won't boot after Data Move to Win 7 Forum SolvedPC won't boot unless PSU is turned off and on. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !