Enter BIOS and select CD drive as the first boot device, then save and exit BIOS.
wouldn't that still require him to press any key on his keyboard? =P
i have biostar g31d-m7 motherboard in my computer and when i insert a bootable cd in cd rom the messege comes out press any key to boot from cd but that time my key board does not work..i think its all about bios setting.. plz guide me how can bootable cd work
Are you using a keyboard? or a ps/2 keyboard? Try a ps/2 if you haven't yet.
I might be misunderstanding the question, and if so my bad xD.