Music CDs won't play on my CD-ROM - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Monitors, Printers and Peripherals
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-15-2004, 07:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 1
Default Music CDs won't play on my CD-ROM

I can play a CD only by hitting the play button on the face of the cd-rom drive itself, CD plays fine. But none of these programs work: Winamp, Windows media player, real player...etc.
When I look at MY COMPUTER, then the CD-ROM drive, it says AUDIO CD, if I open it it shows the 16 tracks but for reasons that are driving me nuts is that it won't play on a GUI program!!! I have loaded new Audio drivers, loaded BIOS updates/flashed it, removed & reinstalled the CD-ROM, pulled almost all my hair out, etc.

Win2k SP4
CPU=Athlon T-Bird 1300
RAM=PC133 512MB
MB=Gigabyte GA-7ZXE
SOUND=Onboard VIA AC'97 (installed latest drivers also)

This has really stumped me!!! Any help would be much appreciated!!! Thanks!

rhardy99 is offline  
Old 02-16-2004, 11:28 AM   #2 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
Join Date: Jan 2004
Posts: 872

Make sure u've connected an Audio cable between ur Cd drive n' Soundcard (or mobo ..if ur soundcard's onboard)
Screenshots of my Desktop.....Post ur\'s too :D

AMD AthlonXP3000+@ 2.2GHz, Cooler Master Aero 7+, Gigabyte 7NNXP , 1GB Kingston HyperX PC3200 Dual Channel , MSI FX5600 VTDR 256 ,Pinnacle PCTV , 120+120GB Barracuda , Liteon 52x CDRW , Samsung DVDROM , Benq DW1620 16x DVD ReWriter, Phillips 21\" TV,Samsung Syncmaster 763MB,Logitech Cordless MX DUO , Thermaltake Silent PurePower 480W Butterfly Series PSU, Win XP SP2,RH9.
Creative DDTS100 Decoder, Creative Inspire TD7700 7.1 Speakers

Search TF B4 u post { Thanks for this one! Emily :) }
<form action=\"\"><input type=\"text\" name=\"search\"><input type=\"submit\" name=\"submit\" value=\"Search!\"></form>
preet2u is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:39 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.