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CD Problem

I am trying to install software onto my computer and when I insert the cd into the DVD drive nothing happens automatically so I click start, then click run. In the open box I type J;SETUP and then OK. It says to insert CD. I already have CD loaded. What is the problem? Thanks for any and all help.

Operating System System Model
Windows Vista Home Premium Service Pack 2 (build 6002) BIOSTAR Group GF7050V-M7
Enclosure Type: Desktop
Processor a Main Circuit Board b
1.80 gigahertz Intel Pentium Dual
64 kilobyte primary memory cache
1024 kilobyte secondary memory cache Board: BIOSTAR Group GF7050V-M7
Bus Clock: 200 megahertz
BIOS: Phoenix Technologies, LTD 6.00 PG 10/26/2007
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320.07 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
7.34 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space

TigerJet CD-ROM USB Device

Generic- Compact Flash USB Device [Hard drive] -- drive 1
Generic- MS/MS-Pro USB Device [Hard drive] -- drive 4
Generic- SD/MMC USB Device [Hard drive] -- drive 3
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ST3320620A [Hard drive] (320.07 GB) -- drive 0, s/n 6QF33R1V, rev 3.AAF, SMART Status: Healthy
TigerJet HardDisk USB Device -- drive 5 2046 Megabytes Installed Memory

Slot 'A0' has 1024 MB
Slot 'A1' is Empty
Slot 'A2' has 1024 MB
Slot 'A3' is Empty
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c: (NTFS on drive 0) 320.07 GB 7.34 GB free

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Re: CD

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Go into My Computer or Windows Explorer, find the CD in the left pane, open it (click), find the setup.exe in the right pane and doubleclick to run it. What happens?


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CD problem

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When I click start and then click computer and in the Left pane I click CD drive (J) a sreen comes up telling me to please insert a CD into drive (J).

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CD problem

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And I do have a Cd installed.

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Re: CD

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Go into Device Manager and see if there's any exclamation mark with the drive. If not, replace the drive (buy another one).
Also, of course, see if Symantec blocks it. The easy way for that: try to boot from a bootable CD.


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While it sounds like the old failed drive symptom.

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Be sure to try:

1. Unplugging that USB HDD, reboot and try again.
2. Researching VISTA CODE 39 and do not write back that it does not apply. I use that fix for this issue beyond the usual CODE 39 and it sometimes helps.

Good luck,

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I see Symantec.

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Given that security suite is it possible it is blocking use of the CD? (ask Symantec.)

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If you look at the drive under Windows Explorer...

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can you see the files on the CD/DVD drive like AUTORUN.INF, AUTORUN.EXE or SETUP ?


PS....That would be "J:\SETUP.EXE" note the colon ...can't use semi-colon.

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