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CD-ROM load slowly

Posted on 1998-04-22
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Dear Experts;

    I have some problem to ask you...  First,when I buy my CD-ROM(Quad Speed) newly, it is quick.. But now it is very slow  Please help me...
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by:dholzric
ID: 1123626
If the drive does not do it automatically I would clean the lens for the laser.  A dirty lens can cause the drive to have a lot of read errors.  Also, make sure the disks are not dirty, since that will cause a lot of read errors.

It is also possible that the drive is failing.
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by:u3520384
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Dear dholzric;
     I can have this problem with  new CD I have just buy

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by:aszure
ID: 1123628
Could be a bad drive cable
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by:u3520384
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But sometime I can install application from some CD without any problem
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