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Old 09-02-2005, 08:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default My DVD-ROM Drive stopped working.

I have a HL-DT-ST DVD-ROM GDR8162B and it randomly stopped working. I have looked on several websites for help but none have helped. I think it may be a driver issue but I have not been able to find the drivers. Any Help ??
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Old 09-03-2005, 12:55 AM   #2 (permalink)
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try uninstalling your ide drivers and reboot the computer
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Wait do you just mean unistall the normal drivers or something else.
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Old 09-03-2005, 04:08 PM   #4 (permalink)
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dont you just go into device manager, and uninstall the drive? then reboot.
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Yeah thats what I think it is.
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Old 09-03-2005, 05:16 PM   #6 (permalink)
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unistall your secondary ide drivers
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Nope that didn't help at all.
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There's always a possibility of a faulty drive.

DVD-Rom drives are only like $20 off Newegg...
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Old 09-04-2005, 03:48 PM   #9 (permalink)
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try reinstalling windows first. I had a customer who had this problem. he had no viruses or spyware. nothing seemed funny. but when I reinstalled windows, it fixed the problem
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Yeah but I don't have a backup hard-drive at the moment is it completely safe to do that without one ?
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