Cd Rom driver



Andrea
07-10-2005, 02:38 AM
My Cd Rom driver sudenly decided not to work! It starts to read any Cd's I
put in, but never loads the CD's. Can anyone help?
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Andrea

Rick \Nutcase\ Rogers
07-10-2005, 02:38 AM
Hi,

There may be dust on the lens, a CD lens cleaner disk may help. These are
commonly available at most stores that sell CD media.

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Best of Luck,

Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
Windows help - www.rickrogers.org

"Andrea" <Andrea@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:3C57C758-D152-47CB-8BFE-F13460D4E32A@microsoft.com...
> My Cd Rom driver sudenly decided not to work! It starts to read any Cd's I
> put in, but never loads the CD's. Can anyone help?
> --
> Andrea

Andrea
07-10-2005, 02:38 AM
I wish that would work, but I tried that already. Thanks.
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Andrea


"Rick "Nutcase" Rogers" wrote:

> Hi,
>
> There may be dust on the lens, a CD lens cleaner disk may help. These are
> commonly available at most stores that sell CD media.
>
> --
> Best of Luck,
>
> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
> http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
> Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
> www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>
> "Andrea" <Andrea@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:3C57C758-D152-47CB-8BFE-F13460D4E32A@microsoft.com...
> > My Cd Rom driver sudenly decided not to work! It starts to read any Cd's I
> > put in, but never loads the CD's. Can anyone help?
> > --
> > Andrea
>
>
>

Andrea
07-10-2005, 02:38 AM
ALSO, this it says "disk is not formatted" for all kinds of CD's I have used
before, example: CD games, install disks, etc.
--
Andrea


"Andrea" wrote:

> My Cd Rom driver sudenly decided not to work! It starts to read any Cd's I
> put in, but never loads the CD's. Can anyone help?
> --
> Andrea

Rick \Nutcase\ Rogers
07-10-2005, 02:38 AM
Then, based on your other posts, there is a chance the drive has failed and
is in need of a replacement.

--
Best of Luck,

Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
Windows help - www.rickrogers.org

"Andrea" <Andrea@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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>I wish that would work, but I tried that already. Thanks.
> --
> Andrea
>
>
> "Rick "Nutcase" Rogers" wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> There may be dust on the lens, a CD lens cleaner disk may help. These are
>> commonly available at most stores that sell CD media.
>>
>> --
>> Best of Luck,
>>
>> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>> http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
>> Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
>> www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
>> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>>
>> "Andrea" <Andrea@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> news:3C57C758-D152-47CB-8BFE-F13460D4E32A@microsoft.com...
>> > My Cd Rom driver sudenly decided not to work! It starts to read any
>> > Cd's I
>> > put in, but never loads the CD's. Can anyone help?
>> > --
>> > Andrea
>>
>>
>>

Ron Martell
07-10-2005, 02:39 AM
Andrea <Andrea@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:

>ALSO, this it says "disk is not formatted" for all kinds of CD's I have used
>before, example: CD games, install disks, etc.

I suspect that the drive may have failed.

At today's prices, replacing the drive is certainly cheaper than
repairing it and probably even cheaper than getting a repair tech to
test the drive.

Good luck


Ron Martell Duncan B.C. Canada
--
Microsoft MVP
On-Line Help Computer Service
http://onlinehelp.bc.ca

In memory of a dear friend Alex Nichol MVP
http://aumha.org/alex.htm

Andrea
07-10-2005, 02:40 AM
I think you are correct, thanks.
--
Andrea


"Rick "Nutcase" Rogers" wrote:

> Then, based on your other posts, there is a chance the drive has failed and
> is in need of a replacement.
>
> --
> Best of Luck,
>
> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
> http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
> Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
> www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>
> "Andrea" <Andrea@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:E637F4E5-5909-406D-9D2D-591F067E68CD@microsoft.com...
> >I wish that would work, but I tried that already. Thanks.
> > --
> > Andrea
> >
> >
> > "Rick "Nutcase" Rogers" wrote:
> >
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> There may be dust on the lens, a CD lens cleaner disk may help. These are
> >> commonly available at most stores that sell CD media.
> >>
> >> --
> >> Best of Luck,
> >>
> >> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
> >> http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
> >> Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
> >> www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
> >> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
> >>
> >> "Andrea" <Andrea@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> >> news:3C57C758-D152-47CB-8BFE-F13460D4E32A@microsoft.com...
> >> > My Cd Rom driver sudenly decided not to work! It starts to read any
> >> > Cd's I
> >> > put in, but never loads the CD's. Can anyone help?
> >> > --
> >> > Andrea
> >>
> >>
> >>
>
>
>

Andrea
07-10-2005, 02:40 AM
I think I will purchase a new one, thank you!
--
Andrea


"Ron Martell" wrote:

> Andrea <Andrea@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
>
> >ALSO, this it says "disk is not formatted" for all kinds of CD's I have used
> >before, example: CD games, install disks, etc.
>
> I suspect that the drive may have failed.
>
> At today's prices, replacing the drive is certainly cheaper than
> repairing it and probably even cheaper than getting a repair tech to
> test the drive.
>
> Good luck
>
>
> Ron Martell Duncan B.C. Canada
> --
> Microsoft MVP
> On-Line Help Computer Service
> http://onlinehelp.bc.ca
>
> In memory of a dear friend Alex Nichol MVP
> http://aumha.org/alex.htm
>


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