cd rom not working



ou81259
07-10-2005, 12:33 AM
cd-rom shows as working & tried reloading driver, but it won't play any
cd's-just dead ??

NotMe
07-10-2005, 12:33 AM
first step, clean it!!!
Do you have a CD cleaner? You know, that CD with the bristles on it...
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"ou81259" <bruce12550_2000@yahoo.com> wrote in message
news:797A2898-5362-4439-9351-D8354EFD1205@microsoft.com...
> cd-rom shows as working & tried reloading driver, but it won't play any
> cd's-just dead ??

noitisnotme
07-10-2005, 12:33 AM
Have you went to control panel then system then hardware thendevice manager
and then DVD/cd-rom and click on it and removed it. If not do so and then
restart and let windows find the drive again
"NotMe" wrote:

> first step, clean it!!!
> Do you have a CD cleaner? You know, that CD with the bristles on it...
> --
> For evil to prosper requires only that good men remain silent!
>
> "ou81259" <bruce12550_2000@yahoo.com> wrote in message
> news:797A2898-5362-4439-9351-D8354EFD1205@microsoft.com...
> > cd-rom shows as working & tried reloading driver, but it won't play any
> > cd's-just dead ??
>
>
>

JanieS
07-10-2005, 12:48 AM
Thanks for your help, sure going to try this.
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JanieS


"noitisnotme" wrote:

>
> Have you went to control panel then system then hardware thendevice manager
> and then DVD/cd-rom and click on it and removed it. If not do so and then
> restart and let windows find the drive again
> "NotMe" wrote:
>
> > first step, clean it!!!
> > Do you have a CD cleaner? You know, that CD with the bristles on it...
> > --
> > For evil to prosper requires only that good men remain silent!
> >
> > "ou81259" <bruce12550_2000@yahoo.com> wrote in message
> > news:797A2898-5362-4439-9351-D8354EFD1205@microsoft.com...
> > > cd-rom shows as working & tried reloading driver, but it won't play any
> > > cd's-just dead ??
> >
> >
> >

Kelly
07-10-2005, 12:48 AM
In addition:

Save the file below to your hard drive. Navigate to where you saved it and
double click the file. A confirmation dialog will appear when the script is
done. You may need to reboot for the change to take effect.

Restore CD/DVD in Explorer
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/regs_edits/xp_cd_dvd_fix.vbs

Added info:

CD-ROM Access Is Missing and Messages Cite Error Code 31, Code 32, Code 19,
or Code 39 After You Remove Easy CD Creator in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q314060

HOW TO: Troubleshoot Issues That Occur When You Write Data to a CD-R or
CD-RW Optical Disc in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;en-us;q324129

CD-R Drive or CD-RW Drive Is Not Recognized As a Recordable Device
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=316529

CD-ROM Drive or DVD-ROM Drive Missing After You Install Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/search/preview.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q320553

"Incorrect Function" Error Message When You Access the CD-ROM Drive, DVD-ROM
Drive, or CD-RW Drive
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;Q315350

How to Troubleshoot Issues with Reading CD, CD-R, CD-RW, and DVD Discs
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q321641


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All the Best,
Kelly (MS-MVP)

Troubleshooting Windows XP
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com



"JanieS" <JanieS@yahoo.com> wrote in message
news:2184B826-8002-46E1-A852-B6EBFB589783@microsoft.com...
> Thanks for your help, sure going to try this.
> --
> JanieS
>
>
> "noitisnotme" wrote:
>
>>
>> Have you went to control panel then system then hardware thendevice
>> manager
>> and then DVD/cd-rom and click on it and removed it. If not do so and
>> then
>> restart and let windows find the drive again
>> "NotMe" wrote:
>>
>> > first step, clean it!!!
>> > Do you have a CD cleaner? You know, that CD with the bristles on it...
>> > --
>> > For evil to prosper requires only that good men remain silent!
>> >
>> > "ou81259" <bruce12550_2000@yahoo.com> wrote in message
>> > news:797A2898-5362-4439-9351-D8354EFD1205@microsoft.com...
>> > > cd-rom shows as working & tried reloading driver, but it won't play
>> > > any
>> > > cd's-just dead ??
>> >
>> >
>> >


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