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Old 11-27-2006, 04:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default ok to leave cd/dvd in drive......

when the pc is off?

Just i play a game alot that needs the cd and i dont want to keep taking it in and out if its ok to leave?
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Old 11-27-2006, 04:40 PM   #2 (permalink)
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yeah....nothing can really happen....
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Old 11-27-2006, 05:14 PM   #3 (permalink)
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well initially thats what i thought, but just wanted to make sure it wouldnt harm the cd or the drive.
But then when its not in use all its doing its just sat in there so i guess its fine
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My BF2 CD has been in my drive pretty much since I bought the game, in like February.
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Old 11-27-2006, 08:03 PM   #5 (permalink)
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It is safe unless, you really love that CD and one day you leave it in your computer and then there is a fire in your home and your computer is off, and let's say there is also no power, so you can't turn on your computer thus not being able to open your cd drive right away, then your screwed. But other than that I think your ok.
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Old 11-28-2006, 02:40 AM   #6 (permalink)
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it's fine as long as you don't take your computer any where
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Old 11-28-2006, 07:08 AM   #7 (permalink)
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valid points here, but no the pc stays here, and if im not playing it on my pc then i wouldnt be playing it at all, because my friends pc's wouldnt run it lol

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My BF2 CD has been in my drive pretty much since I bought the game, in like February.
yep i was actually talking about BF2142 when i said "i play a game alot"
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Old 11-28-2006, 09:32 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Boot times may be slower. If you have boot from CD enabled it will access the disc for a few seconds.
Sometimes, on some computer, the blue/green loading bar when booting XP may also take longer.
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Old 11-28-2006, 01:47 PM   #10 (permalink)
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whenever I get a new game, I just put a CD image on my hard drive.
I don't have to use the original CD then, so it doesn't get damaged.
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