legacy usb issues

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  1. mapocock@hotmail.com

    mapocock@hotmail.com

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    Hi guys, found this post from google so thought it would be a good forum to ask on?

    http://www.velocityreviews.com/forums/t554320-autoboot-cd-autoboot-usb.html

    i have a old toughbook laptop with no cd rom on it, so i got a usb to ide adapter and plugged it into a dvd rom drive ive got, i have enabled usb legacy support on the bios but it doesnt recongnise the dvd rom drive while booting, am i missing something? can anyone point me in the right directio on how to get this sorted, the hard drive is blank as it is a new one, and i have no other way of installing a o/s on it?

    forgot to mention that the aim of this is to install windows xp o/s on it
     
    mapocock@hotmail.com, Oct 24, 2008
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