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Walter45Auto
11-23-2005, 23:37
My CD-ROM drive on my computer won't read the Discs anymore. Also It used to rattle real loud like you could hear it spinning when I started the computer. It won't do that either. Is there something simple that I could do or check to hook it back up? I appreciate the help.


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Washington,D.C.
11-23-2005, 23:44
Look in "My Computer" and see if a CD drive is listed.In Windows XP click, Start>My Computer.

Walter45Auto
11-24-2005, 09:10
Yes a drive is listed. But when I put a CD in it, nothing happens. no spinning noise, no rattling, nothing. When I click on the CD drive Icon while a CD is in the drive, it says "Please insert disk into drive D." Anything I can do to remedy this?


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Washington,D.C.
11-24-2005, 10:16
Some CD drives lose the fireware.It often gets corrupted or "flushed".If you can find the proper firmware for your CD drive you could try flashing it.

Walter45Auto
11-24-2005, 10:23
I have absolutely no Idea how to go about that sort of thing.


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pesticidal
11-24-2005, 10:25
http://www.circuitcity.com/rpsm/catOid/-12974/N/20012961+20012973+20012974/link/ref/rpem/ccd/categorylist.do


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Washington,D.C.
11-24-2005, 10:27
Do you know the brand name and model number of your CD drive?

Walter45Auto
11-24-2005, 10:28
Nope. I have no idea.


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