To run Symantec Recovery
Disk, you must be able to start your computer using a CD.
To configure a computer to boot from a CD
Turn on your computer.
As the computer starts,
watch the bottom of the screen for a prompt that tells you how to
access the BIOS setup.
Generally, you need to
press the Delete key or a function key to start your computer's
BIOS setup program.
In the BIOS setup window,
select Boot Sequence, and then press Enter.
Follow the on-screen
instructions to make the CD or DVD device be the first bootable
device in the list.
Put your Symantec Recovery
Disk CD into the CD drive, and then restart your computer.
Depending on which version of the product you have
purchased, Symantec Recovery Disk is either included on your
product CD, or as a separate CD. You should place the CD containing
Symantec Recovery Disk in a safe place. Should you lose the CD, you
can create a new one if you have have a CD burner.
Save the changes and exit
the BIOS setup to restart the computer with the new settings.
Press any key to start
Symantec Recovery Disk.
When you start your
computer with the Symantec Recovery Disk CD in the drive, you will
see a prompt telling you to Press any key to
boot from CD. If you do not press a key within five seconds,
your computer will attempt to start from the next bootable device
listed in the BIOS.
carefully as the computer starts. If you miss the prompt, the
computer will need to be restarted again.