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CD ROM Problem

by sohelpme / November 8, 2004 7:15 AM PST

CD ROM just went away. Device not ready, or folder does not exist, or insert cd. Door opens & closes, all conectors in place. When you do a new device search it does not find it.

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Re: CD ROM Problem
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / November 8, 2004 8:54 AM PST
In reply to: CD ROM Problem


Since you haven't given us much information about the computer, it's age, etc., it sounds like the drive has gone south. If it was working before, you haven't done anything recently to change the configuration, then a new one is cheap and easy to replace.

Whenever posting questions on these forums, please give us as much information as possible about your computer. Depending on your issue, we might need the operating system, processor speed, amount of RAM installed, brand name of the computer, (if there is one), and any EXACT error messages you are receiving. The more information you give us, the better informed our answer will be.

Hope this helps.


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Re: CD ROM Problem
by chess1026 / November 9, 2004 10:47 AM PST
In reply to: CD ROM Problem

I have a similar problem. Aside from c:, I have a g: which i use for reading and burning cds. But now I can't use it anymore. I tried to burn mp3s using nero, but the g: says it's not ready and when i click on the properties of both g: and the brand new blank cd, both says "full", no free bytes. 6 blank cds gone to waste.

Before it happened, I was able to burn mp3s (649mb). But the next time I tried, nothing happened anymore.

How could I go back to enabling my g:?

My pc:
ASUS P4 B533-X 1.8 GHZ
256 MB DDR PC-333
Inno3D FX5200 8x128MB DDR TV 64 bit
40 GB Seagate 7200
ASUS CRW-5232-AS 52x/32x/52x CD-RW Drive
ATX 4 BAY 300 W
17" LG White
Int. 56K D-Link
1.44 Sony White
Wireless Rechargeable keyboard, mouse optical

Nero OEM Suite D040 V6.0.0.20
InCD Writing Software (for cd rewritable?)

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