A common problem with new laptops is that Windows 8 or 10 is pre-installed. In case you want to install windows 7 or linux, the BIOS settings prevent to boot from CD or DVD. The same issue happens to lenovo G50.

Find below the BIOS settings that lets you boot from CD/DVD on G50. To enter BIOS press F2 while press the power on button

Security Tab:
Secure Boot = Disabled

Boot Tab:
Boot Mode = Legacy
Boot Priority = Legacy First

Exit Tab
OS Optimized Defaults = Other OS or Disabled


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