installing vista need help

skivesskives Member Posts: 92 ■■□□□□□□□□
ok I built my own computer and I was having problems with it staying on but now that is fixed. Now how do I install vista on a brand new never formatted hard drive? I change my settings to boot from cd rom but cant get to boot menu. Any idea's. Thanks for all the help guys.

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  • blargoeblargoe Self-Described Huguenot NC, USAMember Posts: 4,174 ■■■■■■■■■□
    Is the drive a CD drive or DVD drive, and is the disc a CD or a DVD? Is it a burned copy of Vista or one you bought from a store?
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  • kujayhawk93kujayhawk93 Member Posts: 355
    Vista won't fit on a CD, it has to be a DVD.
  • blargoeblargoe Self-Described Huguenot NC, USAMember Posts: 4,174 ■■■■■■■■■□
    3 cd disc sets exist for vista but I'm not sure if you can get that in a retail package or not.
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    Recent: 11/2019 - RHCSA (RHEL 7); 2/2019 - Updated VCP to 6.5 (just a few days before VMware discontinued the re-cert policy...)
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  • supertechCETmasupertechCETma Member Posts: 377
    you gotta love those first adopters icon_rabbit.gif
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  • RussSRussS Member Posts: 2,068 ■■■□□□□□□□
    you gotta love those first adopters icon_rabbit.gif

    Heck ya ... me, I will wait 6 mths thank you icon_wink.gif
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