CD Rom Driver

Can anyone help me locate a driver for an old Creative MPC2 CD Rom drive. It's not an IDE drive. It's conected to the sound card - model CT1730. The drive is made by Funai and it's model is E2550UA.

Regards
Rowan
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NenadicCTOCommented:
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RowanMAuthor Commented:
Are you sure that's the correct driver ? I installed it but it did'nt seem to work. Are there any tricks to this type of installation ? The PC is a 486sx33 running W95.
Is this type of CD Rom assigned a drive letter like an IDE drive ?

Regards
Rowan
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NenadicCTOCommented:
That is what Creative suggests. It is in fact an IDE drive, just that the Sound Card provides the IDE controller. I'm not sure as to why you are having a problem, but I'll look around.

In the meantime, I suggest you reject my answer so that the question can be unlocked and somebody else could possibly help as well. Sorry for locking it for a day, but I thought it was solved.
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rayt333Commented:
What doesn't work??? Please explan what you mean.
Usally an IDE CD-Rom doesn't need a driver to work with Windows, the driver is needed for Dos programs

I have a CD-RW and a CD-Rom and when you check the driver in Device Manager it says no driver is loaded or required.

You may be having other problems and not related to the driver, maybe the CD-Rom has gone bad, or bad cable, did it just quit? or are you just installing this?
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RowanMAuthor Commented:
Nenadic
After I rejected your answer I had another go at installing the driver you suggested. I don't know what I did different this time but w95 accepted this installation. Now I can access the CD ROM. Don't know what went wrong there ?
Please re-propose your original answer and I will accept it !!!

I'm not quite out of the woods yet !

When windows makes any of it's various silly little sounds, they are heard cleanly on the speakers attached to the sound card.
When I play a music CD, there is no  audio at the speakers, just static crap.
There is however clean music audio at the headphone socket on the CD ROM.
Do you have any ideas on this problem ?

Regards
Rowan

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RowanMAuthor Commented:
Here are some more points !
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RowanMAuthor Commented:
Nenadic
I've just been playin' around with that old PC and solved that audio problem.
Seems that some bean head (don't know who that could have been) forgot to reconnect the audio lead to the Creative CD ROM. It was still connected to the 40x drive that I borrowed from my other PC that sitting on top of the 486 that I used to load windows.
***SORRY***

Regards
Rowan
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1cellCommented:
In a lot of systems I've worked on, I actaully found little tiny elves that live in the powersupply and after the case is put back on, they come out and disconnect the cd-audio cable.  Might be what happened to you.
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rayt333Commented:
RowanM
There should be an option for you to accept Nenadic's comment as the answer, along the top of the comment itself.
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RowanMAuthor Commented:
It worked !
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NenadicCTOCommented:
RowanM,
Thank you very much. I'm glad it worked.
Nenadic
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