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CDBOOT: Cannot boot from CD - Code: 4

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After adding a new (blank) hard drive to an older computer, I made a copy of Windows XP Professional using Nero (v5.5.10.42), and attempted to boot my computer.
I recieved this error: "CDBOOT: Cannot boot from CD - Code: 4".
I don't know what the problem is, however, I'm confident in the image's quality, and the CD worked on a newer computer (auto-run worked).
I did a Google search for "CDBOOT: Cannot boot from CD - Code: 4" (quotes included), and found a single site in english (a previous topic on this forum: Virtual PC, Code Error: 4, that didn't help. Other, broader searches came up with unrelated information.
Can anyone help me? What does Code: 4 signify?
Thank you in advance for your help.
peace,
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Have you tried useing the Original CD?? and why did u make another copy when u already got one??
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Sounds like the boot sector on the cd is bad or ntldr is missing on the cd. Check your bios boot order.

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Sounds like the boot sector on the cd is bad or ntldr is missing on the cd. Check your bios boot order.


Is it possible for the boot sector on the CD to be bad while the rest of the CD is intact? What would cause a problem like this?
Also, what is NTLDR? Why would it be missing on the CD?
While I don't think that the BIOS's boot order is incorrect, what would the correct order be?
Lastly, what exactly does the error "CDBOOT: Cannot boot from CD - Code: 4" mean? Is there any place where I can look up the definition of this error?

Thank you for your help.
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Well CDBOOT: Cannot boot from CD - Code: 5 means that you are useing a pirated version of Nero, so it may be something like that??

Anyhowz...

NTLDR is one of 7 files needed to boot your system, without them your system will not boot.

You should be able to fix this by creating a new copy of your disk but when burning it make sure that "Do not add ';1' ISO file version extensions" is ticked, this should resolve the NTLDR problem.
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