Can't boot my Laptop from external dvd drive Tags: Configuration Laptops Boot DVD Drives Windows XP Last response: March 18, 2010 1:01 PM in Windows XP Share Leazard March 18, 2010 12:32:30 PM I plug my external DVD drive to boot my laptop but it does detect it, when I open it, it does open. I press f12 for booting, then select DVD ROM but it doesn't load my XP OS. Please help guys asap. More about : boot laptop external dvd drive saran008 a b D Laptop March 18, 2010 1:01:13 PM Your motherboard BIOS has to support to Boot from USB dvd Drive! If your dvd drive get power from system, then door will open & use! Check with your BIOS settings & manual! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Can't boot from external DVD drive Forum SolvedCan't boot from DVD drive Forum SolvedCan't boot from a USB external drive, on a 2006 PC Forum SolvedNewly built system. Can't boot from DvD or USB drive! NEED HELP ASAP! Forum Satellite C855D won't boot from external USB DVD drive Forum how to detect or boot external cd/dvd drive in HP Pavilion dv2000? please help me thanks! Forum my laptop has no dvd. it will not read movies on an external dvd drive. Forum Can't boot windows 7 from external disc drive. Forum Why can't I boot to DVD or Flash drive? Forum My dell laptop is not finding the external DVD drive and what should i do i can find in the setup but after openin in windows Forum what media player to use to watch DVD movies using an external drive DVD on an Acer laptop with Win 8? Forum Laptop DVD Drive Won't Show in Boot Menu - Not Hardware Issue Forum i can't boot from cd/dvd drive or get into safe mode F8? Forum @ashlan: How did u managed to install Windows 7 on the T4010D ? I can´t boot from DVD drive or any USB drive. Forum How to boot windows 7 from external dvd drive Forum Can't acces boot to DVD Drive through BIOS Forum Cant laptop dvd become external dvd Forum Laptop Bios somewhat recognizes hard drive but can't boot into it? Forum Reinstall W7 on a Lenovo G570 Laptop, new hard drive, cannot boot from usb or dvd Forum Can't boot my external drive Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !