set the bios boot order to boot the cd drive first then the hard drive second, insert windows 7 disk, save changes and reboot. install windows 7 then change the boot order back to haddrive first cd second.
Thanks for the information.
I had the boot order cd/dvd burner...then the hard drive...with the cd in the drive but still getting same error:
Reboot and select a proper boot device or insert boot media in selected boot device.