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Old 10-21-2004, 07:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Unhappy Win-Xp Cd-rom help

I have windows xp and I can't access my cd drives. when I try to run a program from the Cd Drive my computer freezes

but they work in safe mode, I can't figure out why...

If no one can help me, can some point me to a good tech forum.


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Old 10-21-2004, 08:14 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Have you done a virus scan lately?

If they work in safe-mode, then that tells me that something isn't loading to stop the CD-Rom working. If you have done a virus scan lately, then re-boot and boot with verbose mode. Verbose Mode will go through and print everything to the screen that loads, you have to press "y" or "n" to let it load.

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Old 10-22-2004, 06:03 AM   #3 (permalink)
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How long have you been having the problem? Have you installed anything recently ? Have you tried system restore ?
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Old 10-22-2004, 11:32 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Ive tried Running an up-to-date Virus Scan but it didn't seem to find anything... what is a good free virus scanner. Anyone have any other ideas?
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