What's in a bootable cd ?

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    What's in a bootable cd ?

    HI,

    What enables a cd to become bootable? Like causing the comp to do something before loading the default os. Any files you need to make cd bootable?

    thnx

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    Great fun, endless possibilities:
    http://www.nu2.nu/bootcd/
    Allegro precompiled Installer for Dev-C++, MSVC, and Borland: http://galileo.spaceports.com/~springs/

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    go under bios and set your boot device as cd-rom and voila!

    this will only work with newer computers...

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