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Old 12-06-2004, 10:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i have a combo drive.DVD/CD-RW Combo (32write speedx10rewritex12dvdreadx40read)
I can burn, install, and listen to cd and watch dvd. There is a problem when i try to play games i installed though. The games will not play they just spin around or wutever in the drive till for like 5 minutes and then it says "plz insert disk" .
I have a compaq presario 6410nx jus to let u know.
yes the cds are clean by the way.

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Old 12-06-2004, 11:25 PM   #2 (permalink)
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check if the cd is clean, if it isnt, get a lens cleaning kit for your drive

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Old 12-07-2004, 06:55 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Enable DMA for your Cd/DVD rom devices if itsn't enabled yet. It should be available in the Device Manager->Ide atapi controllers. Click primary ,enable DMA in that. Do this for secondary too.
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