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dvd rom drive doesn't work

by eddieson / July 16, 2005 1:52 PM PDT

I put in this new game that I had just bought and found out that the will not run the disk or any dvd after the disk stops spinning inside of the drive it slows down the computer and then locks up the computer. Although the drive will run cds

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Try bypassing Autorun.
by Papa Echo / July 16, 2005 7:21 PM PDT

? Put the disc in drive.
? As soon as you let in the drive tray. press SHIFT for a few seconds, then release. This will bypass AUTORUN.
? Use Windows Explorer or My Computer to open up the disc to look for the setup file to install the game.
? If this does not work, try cleaning the disc.
? If this still does not work, try on another computer; and if this also does not work, most probbaly, you have a defective disc.

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Sure it's a DVD-ROM?
by Yew / July 16, 2005 8:54 PM PDT

Is there at least the possibility it's only a CD-ROM? A CD-ROM, which would be incapable of reading DVDs.

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