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Unable To Boot To A CD/FDD Drive Using the USB MultiBay Cradle

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Document ID: c01236935

Version: 1

Unable To Boot To A CD/FDD Drive Using the USB MultiBay Cradle
NOTICE: The information in this document, including products and software versions, is current as of the Release Date. This document is subject to change without notice.

Release Date: 2002-10-14

Last Updated: 2007-10-29


DESCRIPTION

Customer reports the notebook will not boot to the drive (FDD/CD) using the USB MultiBay Cradle connected to the Mobile Expansion Unit (MEU)

DETAILS

This is functioning as designed. To boot to a CD or Floppy drive using the USB MultiBay cradle, the following must be done:

  • The USB MultiBay cradle must be connected directly to the Notebook's USB port.
  • The MultiBoot option must be Enabled from the boot option section in F10 Setup.
  • The USB Legacy Support option must be Enabled from the boot option section in F10 Setup.

To Enable the MultiBays:

    1. Turn on or restart the computer.
    2. Press the F10 key when the "F10 = ROM Based Setup" message appears on the screen.
    3. Select Advanced.
    4. Select Boot Options
    5. Select Enable for the MultiBoot option by pressing the space bar to toggle between Enable/Disable.
    6. Press F10 to save changes and exit.

To Enable USB Legacy Support:

  1. Turn on or restart the computer.
  2. Press the F10 key when the "F10 = ROM Based Setup" message appears on the screen.
  3. Select Advanced.
  4. Select Device Options
  5. Enable for the USB Legacy Support option by pressing the space bar to toggle between Enable/Disable.
  6. Press F10 to accept the changes.

Hardware Platforms Affected: Compaq Armada 110 Notebook PC series, Compaq Armada 1100 Notebook PC series, Compaq Armada 110s Notebook PC series, Compaq Armada 1500 Notebook PC series, Compaq Armada 1500c Notebook PC(Standard HP Product), Compaq Armada 1500c Notebook PC series, Compaq Armada 1700 Notebook PC series, Compaq Armada 1750 Notebook PC(Standard HP Product), Compaq Armada 1750 Notebook PC series, Compaq Armada 3500 Notebook PC series, Compaq Armada 4100 Notebook PC series, Compaq Armada 4200 Notebook PC series, Compaq Armada 6500 Notebook PC series, Compaq Armada 7300 Notebook PC series, Compaq Armada 7400 Notebook PC 6266/T/0/0/0(Standard HP Product), Compaq Armada 7400 Notebook PC series, Compaq Armada 7700 Notebook PC series, Compaq Armada 7800 Notebook PC series, Compaq Armada E700 Notebook PC series, Compaq Armada SB Notebook PC series, Compaq Armada V300 Notebook PC series, Compaq Armada e500 Notebook PC, Compaq Armada e500s Notebook PC series, Compaq Armada m300 Notebook PC series, Compaq Armada m700 Notebook PC, Compaq Evo Notebook PC n110 series, Compaq Evo Notebook PC n115 series, Compaq Evo Notebook n200, Compaq Evo Notebook n620c, Compaq Evo n1000c Notebook PC, Compaq Evo n1000v Notebook PC, Compaq Evo n1005v Notebook PC, Compaq Evo n1010v Notebook PC, Compaq Evo n1015v Notebook PC, Compaq Evo n1020v Notebook PC, Compaq Evo n1050v Notebook PC, Compaq Evo n150 Notebook PC, Compaq Evo n160 Notebook PC, Compaq Evo n180 Notebook PC, Compaq Evo n400c Notebook PC, Compaq Evo n410c Notebook PC, Compaq Evo n600c Notebook PC, Compaq Evo n610c Notebook PC, Compaq Evo n610v Notebook PC, Compaq Evo n800c Notebook PC, Compaq Evo n800v Notebook PC, Compaq Evo n800w Notebook PC, Compaq Presario 1000 Notebook PC series, Compaq Presario 1100 Notebook PC series, Compaq Presario 1200 Notebook PC series, Compaq Presario 12XL Notebook PC series, Compaq Presario 1400 Notebook PC series, Compaq Presario 14XL Notebook PC series, Compaq Presario 1500 Notebook PC series, Compaq Presario 1600 Notebook PC series, Compaq Presario 1600XL/1800XL Port Replicator, Compaq Presario 16XL Notebook PC series, Compaq Presario 1700 Notebook PC series, Compaq Presario 17XL Notebook PC series, Compaq Presario 1800 Notebook PC series, Compaq Presario 18XL Notebook PC series, Compaq Presario 1900 Notebook PC series, Compaq Presario 2100 Notebook PC series, Compaq Presario 2500 Notebook PC series, Compaq Presario 2700 Notebook PC series, Compaq Presario 2800 Notebook PC series, Compaq Presario 300 Notebook PC series, Compaq Presario 3000 Notebook PC series, Compaq Presario 700 Notebook PC series, Compaq Presario 800 Notebook PC series, Compaq Presario 900 Notebook PC series, Compaq Presario B3800 Notebook PC series, Compaq Presario M2000 Notebook PC series, Compaq Presario R3000 Notebook PC series, Compaq Presario R4000 Notebook PC series, Compaq Presario V2000 Notebook PC series, Compaq Presario V4000 Notebook PC series, Compaq Presario X1000 Notebook PC series, Compaq Presario X1200 Notebook PC series, Compaq Presario X1300 Notebook PC series, Compaq Presario X1400 Notebook PC series, Compaq Presario X1500 Notebook PC series, Compaq Presario X6000 Notebook PC series, HP Compaq nc4000 Notebook PC, HP Compaq nc4010 Notebook PC, HP Compaq nc4200 Notebook PC, HP Compaq nc6000 Notebook PC, HP Compaq nc6110 Notebook PC, HP Compaq nc6120 Notebook PC, HP Compaq nc6220 Notebook PC, HP Compaq nc6230 Notebook PC, HP Compaq nc8000 Notebook PC, HP Compaq nc8230 Notebook PC, HP Compaq nw8000 Mobile Workstation, HP Compaq nw8240 Mobile Workstation, HP Compaq nx4800 Notebook PC, HP Compaq nx5000 Notebook PC, HP Compaq nx6110 Notebook PC, HP Compaq nx6115 Notebook PC, HP Compaq nx6120 Notebook PC, HP Compaq nx6125 Notebook PC, HP Compaq nx7000 Notebook PC, HP Compaq nx7010 Notebook PC, HP Compaq nx7100 Notebook PC, HP Compaq nx8220 Notebook PC, HP Compaq nx9000 Notebook PC, HP Compaq nx9005 Notebook PC, HP Compaq nx9008 Notebook PC, HP Compaq nx9010 Notebook PC, HP Compaq nx9100 Notebook PC, HP Compaq nx9110 Notebook PC, HP Compaq nx9600 Notebook PC, HP Pavilion dv1000 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion dv4000 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion n3000 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion n5000 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion n6000 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion xf3000 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion xh Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion xt100 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion xt200 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion xt300 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion xt400 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion xt4300 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion xt500 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion xt5300 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion xu100 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion xz100 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion zd7000 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion zd8000 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion ze1000 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion ze2000 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion ze4100 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion ze4200 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion ze4300 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion ze4400 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion ze4500 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion ze4600 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion ze4700 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion ze4800 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion ze4900 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion ze5000 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion ze5100 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion ze5200 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion ze5300 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion ze5400 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion ze5477WM Notebook PC(Standard HP Product), HP Pavilion ze5500 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion ze5600 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion ze5700 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion zt1000 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion zt1100 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion zt1200 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion zt3000 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion zt3300 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion zu1100 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion zv5000 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion zv6000 Notebook PC series, HP Pavilion zx5000 Notebook PC series
Operating Systems Affected: HP Compaq nx9500 Notebook PC, Microsoft Windows XP
Software Affected: Not Applicable
Support Communication Cross Reference ID: IA01236935

REVISION HISTORY

Release Date: 2002-10-14 Document ID: CN0069W
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