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Old 04-13-02, 10:29 PM
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DVD-Rom not detecting CDs -- Please help!!

I recently bought a new computer, and everything was going nice and smooth until one day my DVD-Rom wasn't detecting the discs I put in it...I'm using Windows ME, and I also have a CD-RW. I've tried playing around with the settings of the DVD-Rom, but to no avail. The DVD-Rom responds when you open the tray, but not to CDs. I've checked the status of the drive using Windows' 'System Information' tool, and it says that its status is 'unknown'.
Anyone know a fix to this? I'd be very grateful...
Old 04-14-02, 12:32 AM
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have you tried booting using a bootup disk?
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are we talking burned cd's or regular manufactured cd's?

does it work with dvd's?

if it does not work at all list what IDE channel it is on and if it is master or slave and what else is on that IDE channel. Has it ever worked?
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I had the same problem. It appeared to be a mismatch between 2 burning programmes, Nero and Winoncd. After removing Winoncd everything worked fine again.

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