Cant Select Booting Device On Old Computer [solved]

I am trying to put Linux on an old computer but I cannot change the boot drive to the CD. I cannot enter F9 into the bios to select booting device after post, I can only enter F1 to continues to boot windows on the computer. Its a Phoenix -AwardBIOS v6.00PG. I was wondering if anybody would have any ideas?

try all of the function keys?

i belive they use F2,

but disconnect hdd and plug it in as usb, this will make you boot from cd by priority. *unless it doesn't recognize it under usb.

Delete to enter BIOS?

Then select Boot disk

Alternatively unplug all hdd's, use a USB version of Linux installer and plug drives back in (as long as your mobo supports hot swap)

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