Posted 22 May 2006 - 01:51 AM
Make the cd rom the first boot device, and ide 0 the second. That way it should boot from the cdrom. I never have much luck with upgrades, and prefer a fresh start. I have found that if I hit f2 a couple of times just as the system would normally start to boot into windows, it will give me the "press any key" to proceed.
Spike's advice: Backup your data routinely.