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Q: C:/cdrom/oakcdrom.sys

When my computer starts an error message appears that say that on or in file 10 there is an error or somethings misssing from C:/CDROM/OAKCDROM.SYS

I don't know much about computers and I don't understand alot of the terminology, cookies, threads, etc. So please answer in easy terminology.

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Preferred Solution: C:/cdrom/oakcdrom.sys

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A: C:/cdrom/oakcdrom.sys

Hi and welcome......does the cdrom drive work?

If so, start button, run, then type sysedit and hit ok...go to the config tab and in front of that line, type

REM followed by one space.......save changes and restart.

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I had my computer crash and took it to a computer store and had new hard drive installed. I have windows xp and my cdrom drive will not read my disks. do you think it is a software issue? Can I try to fix it with help from this forum? Thanks
 

A:CDROM drive will not read new cdrom

Welcome to TSG!!

Was it like this from the repair shop? If so, return to them with a request for a fully functioning machine, as you were expecting one after paying them for their services.

If this came about since then, let us know. There are various things to try. (One might be to pop open the case and be sure the cable(s) didn't fall off in transport.) Can you see it in BIOS?
 

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I recently received a hand-me-down pc with a CDRom/DVD which worked fine. It runs on Windows 2000 sp4. I installed a CDRom-RW from my older computer and since then have not been able to read cds. The computers registers that they exists, states that the correct drivers are installed but when I put in a cd rom and click on the icon, I get the message: "The disk in drive E: is not formatted. Do you want to format it now?" Both drives, (E and F), give the same message with their respective drive letters no matter kind of CD in input.
The drives are installed master and slave correctly. Both drives will play music cds just fine.

HELP!
 

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Q: CDROM

My Norton virus protector expired and my room mate put a new one on computer and as soon as he did my CDROM stopped working. I cant find a driver on my computer either. Does anyone know why?

A:CDROM

Did she install a different AV?Was Norton uninstalled first? I use Add\remove then follow it up by running the Norton Removal Tool.

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Q: Cdrom

CDROM says disabled can't seem to enable it,on Acer Aspire 5252 laptop
 

A:Cdrom

Where? In the BIOS, in Windows(Device Manager)? What version of Windows? Have you tried to uninstall it and then reboot? Just click right in Device Manager and choose to uninstall or remove.
 

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Q: Cdrom

After a factory restore and installing various programs, my cdrom has quit reading all media. I have removed upper filters and lower in registry. This happened once before and an overpriced tech fixed this problem over wifi.
He told me there were to many drives reporting and the system didn't know which was the correct driver. He of course did the removal of those drives behind the scenes so I could not follow what he did. Know it's happening again.

Question is how do I find and remove those drives so the system will recognize the drive?

A:Cdrom

Your post is a bit confusing. Please restate being careful to differentiate between drives and drivers.

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Q: cdrom

cdrom will only work in msdos I have windows 95 it does not show that there is a cd rom activated on my computer
 

A:cdrom

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shelly 231,
Is the device displayed in the Device Manager?

To check that -

Right click on My Computer->Properties->Device Manager. See if you can find the CDROM there. Click on the + and see if the correct make and model are dsiplayed. Also what make is the Cdrom?

Were you able to access the drive earlier? Are you using any tweaking programs?
 

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Okay i put a disk in my computers cdrom and it flashes like its gonna do something and act like its loading up but doesnt do anything
wuts going on!!

A:CDrom... nothing

its possible the autorun is disabled in the registry, but when you put a disc into the drive, with windows explorer, can you see any files on the disc? does it happen with all discs?

what is the drive - dvdburner/cd rom?

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Compaq computer with XP - working fine until couple of days ago - all at once unable to read/write, etc. to/from CDROM and DVD. Look under EXPLORER and devices are not listed! Go under DEVICE MANAGER and devices are not listed! Went into REGEDIT and edited LOW/HIGH values on a REGKEY, and XP recognized new hardware (SCSI Adapter) but wouldn't/couldn't install driver(s).

Am at a complete loss! HELP! Thanks. Rick
 

A:CDROM and DVD Gone!

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Q: cdrom

I posted on op system before...very little help. So I think this is where I need to be...anyway my cdrom is gone...on boot it says file missing windows command/TAISATAP>SYS.....error config.sys line 2....what can I do to get it back....thanks in advance....also I tried to scanreg/restore no help there..
 

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Hi: my brother just got a use dell 155 optic (spell is off) but anyway. what he did was too flash the bios. don't way he did that, but after he did that and reboot severly times the cdrom doesn't work. He asked someone but that person couldn't help.
So I'm checking in too it.

thanks
chip (Help if you can)
 

A:no cdrom

What bios did he flash? The motherboard or did he try to update the cdrom?

When you say it doesn't work.......is it recognized in the bios setup? Does it appear in my computer? Does it appear in control panel/system/device manager? Any yellow exclamation marks there?
 

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Q: cdrom

My bios will not pick up my Cd-rom. I need to install win xp and it will not start automatically. If you guys have any ideas that will or will not help please type them for me

specs

1.2 celeron
30 gig hd
gforce 4
thanx
 

A:cdrom

Was it working and quit? A new install? Is it set to autodetect in the bios. When you say the bios is not detecting it are you looking in the bios or watching the screen during boot. It will probably not show as detected in the bios.
 

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Q: CDROM

When I connect the CDROM cable the monitor goes blank. If I connect the cable and then try to boot the computer doesn't do anything?
 

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Q: Cdrom

hi

i've just put in a liteon CDRW (model number-LTR-52246S) on WIndows 98 and its not reconising it a a cd rewriter. does anyone have any idea how i can fix this problem

thanks
 

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Hi,

My Hard drive now thinks its a cdrom the symbol has change to a cd disk instead of the hard drive one and when u double click it , it brings up nortan anti virus ??

Is this some setting gone wrong in xp somewhere??

Thanks ipatriot
 

A:Hd -> cdrom

There's a free software from Microsoft that might be able to fix that.

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/powertoys/xppowertoys.mspx

All those software listed are free but you'll want the Tweak UI, it has a "Repair" option to help you fix things that went wrong with your XP.
 

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my cd-rom drive just stopped working. The busy light is always on, and i cannot open it. when I click on my computer, it does not show up. i checked all my cables, and everthing there is good. Can anyone help?
 

A:cdrom help!

On desktop right click "My Computer" ..click.. "properties".. click.. " Device Manager" are there any yellow ! marks by your Cd rom drive ??
Post back results and we'll go from there !...Rhett
 

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I have a sony Vaio VGN-SZ32CP dual core laptop running win 7 ultimate 32 bit.
In "computer" only my hard drive shows up, not my optical drive.
All drivers seem to be installed but i notice that in dev mgr the first ATA channel, channel 0, likely the hard drive, is mentioned twice. Channel 1,
which is likely the cdrom, only shows up once.
I notice that when a cd is in the drive it spins up for a while and then stops, which would be normal i think.
Can anyone help me with this?

thank you
 

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Q: cdrom

cdrom on PB 486 says every cd is audio
 

A:cdrom

Not too much you can do about this.

Try cleaning the drive, but chances are it's dead. Time for a new drive.

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Vote for the best Tech Support site: VOTE for Helponthe.net!
 

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Q: CDrom

My CD-rom plays games but wont read CD's. I have checked in device manager but didn't find anything wrong.
 

A:CDrom

How can your cd-rom play games if it can't read???
 

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Hi there.
I have a problem with my cd rom player
It just stopped doing anything all of a sudden. Windows recognizes it, but when I try to access it, windows says drive not ready...
I can open and close the player, but that's all it does. I upgraded the drivers, but no difference.
It's a btc cdrom 36x, about a year old
system is pII 450 w98

I fear that it's simply the drive that is broken, but I am hoping that I am missing something...
 

A:btc cdrom

Hi there.
I have a problem with my cd rom player
It just stopped doing anything all of a sudden. Windows recognizes it, but when I try to access it, windows says drive not ready...
I can open and close the player, but that's all it does. I upgraded the drivers, but no difference. It's a btc cdrom 36x, about a year old system is pII 450 w98. I fear that it's simply the drive that is broken, but I am hoping that I am missing something...

Hi:

I've had experiences with a number of BTC CD_ROM drives of variable speeds. These relatively inexpensive drives manufactured by Behavior Tech Computer Corp. are not the world's most reliable. I've heard them squeek, sputter, gasp, wheeze, and groan on numerous occasions in quite a few systems that I've repaired. Your best bet is to junk that clunker and purchase either a new and different CD-ROM drive from another manufacturer or get yourself an up-to-date DVD or CD/RW drive made by a reputable company with a solid history of reliance. I'm not going to suggest a manufacturer, but if you do a little online investigation, you'll come up with your own choice. Good luck.

Griff
 

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Here goes, I have a standard ATAPI CD-ROM 24X speed that came with my computer. I am running 233MHZ system with AMD K6 processor. I want to put in an Internal CD-R burner. Is there anything I need to know as far as Speed for the CD-R burner? I have heard that you need to watch the "buffer" speed between the two or you will get lockups. Any assistance or advice will be greatly appreciated.
 

A:CDROM and CD-R

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Q: CDROM

I thought I came across a post that had to do with a device not accessible, mainly my CDROM. The drive is not that old and hardly used and it keeps telling me that Drive:E is not accessible. Any help on this? Thanks Mike
 

A:CDROM

Is it a copied CD? If so it could be the CD. Do you get with all CD's?
If so check your cables it may be loose. So it can see the drive but not access it.

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Macky
www.houseofhelp.com
 

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Q: cdrom

Playing a CD in CD_ROM player (Laptop), fails about half way thru, (error MSG. dirty or scratched CD) on all Cd's. Reloaded Driver, works for about 2 or 3 min. then fails again.
Reloaded Driver 3 or 4 times, same results, question is, hardware problem, or deeper software tbl?? any thoughts on this
Thanks in advance
 

A:cdrom

it may be some dirt on the laser in the drive. Try buying a laser cleaner disk and see if that helps. A dirty laser will cause the same problem as a dirty disk.
 

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recently had cdr-rw installed and now have reinstalled my old cdr
as a second drive.
I have set the jumper pins and connected cable but when I startup I get a clicking noise and computer wont finish startup.
when old cdr is disconnected all is well.
Do I have to change any settings in bios?
 

A:2nd cdrom

bios settings shouldn't cause the computer to lock as you describe, but who knows.

I would suspect the cable, either bad or connected backwards, the red stripe on cable must go to pin 1.

Also double check that the jumpers are not set the same as the other device, only one master and one slave per cable

Also whatever ide channel you are adding the drive to should be set to auto or cdrom in the bios.
 

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Q: cdrom

When i put a cd in my cdrom it says drive isnt ready, i tried differnet disk and even tried a new one and still would work. What should i do?
 

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well i was trying to get a computer that has been sitting around last few months working and in the process i had to switch the HDD back and forth between computers...well in the process i think i shorted something out... is there any way to see if my drives are no good for sure. and also is there a way to fix them so i dont chuck them out????
 

A:bad HDD and CDROM?????

More information please. What is happening (or not happening )
 

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i had an asus 52-32-52 optical drive
one fine day it went kaput....so i thought that maybe the drive had failed nd so i bought a new one abd connected.still did not work .so i changed the cable. still not working .

please help me
 

A:help wid cdrom

plllzzzzzzzzzzz help me people
 

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Q: Cdrom

I HAVE AN HP, ABOUT 2 YRS OLD AND WHEN I PUT IN A CD I TRY TO OPEN IT BUT AN ERROR COMES UP AND TELLS ME THAT IT CAN ACCESS THE CDROM AN D THE DRIVE IS NOT READY..HOW DO I FIX..THANX
 

A:Cdrom

The drive could need cleaning, it may have failed, or a cable may be loose or disconnected inside the case. Did you move the pc lately? It's obviously getting power since you can insert a cd, but that doesn't mean the drive hasn't failed.

First thing I would try is cleaning the CD. You can use a regular CD cleaner if you have one or can get one. If cleaning it several times doesn't help, open the case and check the cable connections to the drive and motherboard. If the connections are good, try finding another drive that you can try in your machine.
 

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Q: Cdrom

my cd-rom is keep opening if it can't read the cd even if I restart my system it will still keep opening-- any idea
thks
 

A:Cdrom

run adaware or spybot check your settings in the properties there was something floating around the boards a couple of weeks ago some pea brain thought it was a great joke
 

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my neighbor has a compaq presario model 5WV232, 5000 series desktop that the cdrom has disappeared all together and even while rebooting it does not reinstall. I've looked in my computer and no cdrom there. I have looked over the web to try and find a driver for it to no avail. Anyone have any suggestions on how to get it installed again? Thanks
 

A:No CDROM

Does bios see the drive?
Press the delete or F1 key at boot to enter setup.

If bios sees it check device manager for clues.
 

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Hey guys! I have a problem. I have an old 4x Creative CD-RW that will only function as a CD-ROM. No burning. In the Properties, it says it is a DVD/CD-ROM Drive, and there is no way for me to change it. Is there a way to update a driver or something to get it to be seen as a burner?

Help!
 

A:CD-RW seen as CDROM

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I brought a Dell Vostro 1510 with Optiarc DVD+-RW AD-7640A ATA Device slot load on it last year and everything was working fine until 2 days ago when I was trying to burn a Data DVD and suddenly the program stopped responding. I thereafter closed the program using task manager. But to my dismay, the hitherto DVD RW+ does not recognise DVDs anymore and it only recognises CDs. Any time a slot in a DVD Disk, it eject it and ask me to insert a Disk into the drive, this it dosent do with a CD.

I have tried to download the driver so as to reinstall it but its been difficult. I am afraid of uninstalling the driveras the driver DVD that came with the laptop is no longer recognised by the DVD RW device. pls advise me on what to do

I hope it is not a Hardware problem..., pls, if it is, is it possible to change this slot load DVD RW device.

I AM CRYING FOR HELP, SOMEONE SHOULD PLEASE HELP ME, ANY HELP WHAT SO EVER WILL BE MORE THAN APPRECIATED AS I AM SO MUCH DEPENDENT ON THIS DEVICE.

Maybe I should also say I live in a Third world country where i might not be able to get repair due to lack of service centres, is their anything i can do? I am a student with poor resources

please help me

A:My DVD RW is now a CDROM

someone shuld please reply me, its URGENT!

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Q: cdrom

i have win 98. my cd-rom will work for data disks but won't play an audio cd. the sound is o.k. because sound will will work when pc starts up etc. the light will come on on the cd rom drive when i put a disk in music player display will come up showing the time elapsing, track etc. but there is no sound.
 

A:cdrom

You can plug your headphones directly into the jack on the CD drive and see if you get sound. Check your mixer/volume controls make sure nothing is turned down or muted.
 

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Hi. I've been away a long time but a problem has come up. The computer is a 486 using Windows 95.
When you put a cd in the cdrom nothing happens.
No sound. The cdrom does come up on the My Computer Page and also on Windows Explorer.
When you click on it it says D is not accesible and The device is not ready.
The same happens when you call up the CD player. It says Data or no disk loaded.

Oh, the CDRom is a Matshita CDROM CR583
Hope you can give me some help.

Thanks so much,

Audrey
 

A:cdrom is silent

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I have a dell 3000 win i turn it on a this popup corrupt:system32\driver\pci.sys and use the cdrom to fix it.But the only thing is win i buy it is that it didn't come with a cd.I call the company were i buy and they don't have and dell want $49.00 for the cd. Is there any why to fix it with no cd? And could you put it in a way i can under stand.
 

A:Solved: no cdrom

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Help - I need to fix my Cdrom driver (tsstcorp cd dvdw sh-s223f scsi cdrom device) which is corrupted and my computer no longer recognize my CDrom . Any advice
 

A:Need CDRom driver

No driver is needed in XP or Vista.

What makes you think you have a corrupted one (almost impossible)?
 

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How do I install a CDrom drivers... I guess MSCDEX. from DOS. I have just formatted my HD, ready to re-install winXP pro.

I used to know the answer.. but haven't done this for quite a few years!

Thx in advance
 

A:Installing a CDROM from DOS - HOW??

Well...

Was looking at your other post, and it seems that you can't get into the BIOS correct ?

If you can't go here Boot disk download and create the XP boot disk's ( it's the only way you will be able to install XP without booting from the CD ) this is also assuming that you can boot from the floppy drive...
 

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i fdisked and partitioned my hard drive so i could put windows 95 back on it and now it does not reconize my cd rom what do i do my win95 boot disk doesnt have the driver on it
please help thankyou barbara
 

A:my cdrom is not reconized in 95

Easiest thing is to go here
http://bootdisk.com/bootdisk.htm

Download the appropriate Win95 to a floppy or to your hard drive and then copy to a floppy. Use that disk to boot up.
 

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Just installed a new LG 52x MAX CDROM in my three year old Packard Bell and am unable to run multimedia cds. I assume that the installation was done properly as regular cds work fine, but with mulitmedia ones the icons don't pop up after putting in the cd. Please help!

student
 

A:Cdrom Problems

Hi meganh, welcome to TSG

If I'm understanding your post correctly, music cds, program installation cds work fine?

Multi-media, are you referring to encyclopedia and/or gaming type cds?
 

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Just a couple of days ago my CDROM drive gave me an error message the the dirve is not accessible... The device is not ready. It also does that with the R\W Drive. The cables to the drives are fine... So what is the problem? And how do I fix it?
 

A:CDROM AND R\W Problems

Little more info
Do you have any error messages in device manager under the cdrom or ide tabs.

Where are the drives connected, primary or secondary ide.

You might try a quick fix and change the jumpers, make the master slave and the slave master if they are on the same ide cable.
 

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I have just installed a CDRW in a computer and when I try to boot i get a "While initializing device IOS Windows protection error - Restart the computer"

I have tried each on it's own ide (1 or 2) as Master, Slave and every combination.
If I unplug either one, the computer will boot properly into Windose

Any info would be great !
KT7 Raid
2 Maxtor 20 gig on ide 3 and 4 as Raid0
256 pc133
Windows 98 SE
 

A:CDRom and CDRW - No Go

Strange, don't have a clue.

Have you checked here

http://www.viahardware.com/faq/kt7/kt7faq.htm
 

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Hiya

A friend has rung. His CDRom drive will not accept any CD's. Over the phone we went to System Properties and its not in the list. My computer followed by Disk Drives, CDRom not there.

He does have StealthBoot but we are removing this with a bootable disk as its not a harmful virus. Is there an easy way to get this back?

As I can't get there its going to have to be via the phone. What fun.

P.S He tried getting to his BIOS by F1 and also tapping delete. Can't do it.

Regards

eddie
 

A:CDROM Drive gone

Hi Eddie,
As to bios I have got there through Pause before.
the other why not reinstall drivers . read your post many time and just trying to help. bios scary place!!!sweaty palms!!
Steve
 

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Although Windows ME tells me my DVD/CDRom drive is working, it's not. When I insert a CD, and click on the drive, it asks me to insert a CD and then just hangs. I've been told it could be a Virus, but when I run a virus scan, it says the drive is locked. When I boot up, the boot drive is not detected. What's happening and how do I cure it.
 

A:CDRom not working

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The cdrom on my son's pc keeps opening and closing on its on. If you insert a cd and close it, the drawer pop's right out. They cannot use it at all. Any idea's. It is a Creative Lab 52X.
 

A:cdrom problem

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I have atapi cdrom on my computer but i cant find the serial# any where so i cant fix it can someone please tell me where to find it i have looked every where
 

A:[SOLVED] cdrom# please help

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I'm in desperate need of help. Last night, I was using a card making program, that obviously requires a CD to run. After I was done, my brother tried to play one of his games, but when he put the CD in, it wouldn't recognize it. If I go to My Computer, all it shows are my hard drives and such, but not my CDRW drive or my DVD drive. I went to the device manager, and when i click on the properties for the drives, it says under the status bar:

"Windows cannot start this hardware device because its configuration information (in the registry) is incomplete or damaged. (Code 19)"

Ive restarted the computer. ive also tried uninstalling the devices from the device manager screen, and then restarting so it would recognize them again. but it did not work.

Can anyone help me figure out what is wrong? My CD drive is completely unusable. Im running an HP with windows XP home edition. Thanks for any help
 

A:CDROM drive gone

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