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CD-RW won't recognize games

by jbcleere / July 15, 2005 10:33 AM PDT

Greetings all, I have an 1.6 GHz emachine T1120 running windows xp with 256 mb ram and a 16x CD-RW. The CD-RW will play a music cd and will burn music cds but will not recognize a game. It will read the cd to install the game but when I go to play it says: "Please insert the CD" I will open and close the CD-RW and click "retry" but I get the same message. All the games do this (copies and originals). Please help, need my gameing fix!

...John

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RE:
by damasta55r / July 15, 2005 10:59 AM PDT

You need the cd to play certain games

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Need the CD
by jbcleere / July 16, 2005 12:04 AM PDT
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The CD is still in the drive from the install. I still get the message "insert the CD"

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are you sure...
by AKonny47 / July 15, 2005 11:00 AM PDT

that they are not dvd games? just to make sure.

konny

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RE:
by damasta55r / July 15, 2005 12:49 PM PDT
In reply to: are you sure...

The dude said that it was able to install, so i don't think its the wrong disk drive. A little more info might help.
Roger

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More info?
by jbcleere / July 16, 2005 12:07 AM PDT
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Roger, thanks for your post. What other info do you need?

..John

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Not DVD games...
by jbcleere / July 16, 2005 12:06 AM PDT
In reply to: are you sure...

These are regular computer games, and I get the message with all of them, I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling with no luck.

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alrgiht, my last thought is
by AKonny47 / July 16, 2005 1:23 AM PDT
In reply to: Not DVD games...

go to my computer, find your cd drive, click on it. should be all the files and such. find the icon that you put on the desktop and click that, it should run from there. if not, i dont know.

konny

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