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Old 08-22-2006, 04:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default CDrom not showing within windows?

hello everyone! I got a really strange problem with my CDROm. i Turned on my computer this morning and there showed no signs of my cd-rom responding. I put a cd in and nothing booted. My computer didnt show the drive. Whats wrong?

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Old 08-22-2006, 05:07 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Does the drive show up in BIOS ?

Have you installed any new applications recently, especially cd burning tools.

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Old 08-22-2006, 05:56 PM   #3 (permalink)
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can you hear the disk spin up when you put it in the drive?
does the drive have power ?
did you install anything or change anything before this started happening?
is it recognized bey the BIOS?
can you see the drive in device manager?
are there any ? or ! next to it?

if all of these are a NO try the drive in another pc and then trash it if it doesnt work.

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