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Old 12-16-2005, 06:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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im trying to sort a mates computer when i put in a cd of any decription it dosent run,
i whent in to my computer to check out the drives,
there is no cd disk drive showing,and for some strange reson it has a 51/4 floppy in there,but there isnt one installed.if i try to open 51/4 floppy it say error i/o device.the cd drive lights up and is installed confused can anyone HELP!

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Old 12-16-2005, 07:23 PM   #2 (permalink)
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check your ide cables for a mix and look in device manager for and confusions.


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Old 12-17-2005, 12:25 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Remove the 51/4 drive uninstall it.And reboot.See if it replaces it with the CD drive .
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