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NT-CDROM doesn't want to play music CD's

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I have Windows NT 4.0 with SP3.  I just installed a Creative Labs SoundBlaster 16 Card on the PC. The sound works under windows and it reads any data cd but when I put a music cd in the system freezes up on me as it is trying to read it.
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Lee W, MVP earned 100 total points
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Update your system to a newer SP.  there was a file (I think it was CDROM.SYS) that needed updated past SP3 because there were problems when playing audio CDs.  And SP3 is quite old, I might not recommend 6a (just because I don't like putting the newest service pack on important machines right away), but go to at least 4, if not 5.
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""(just because I don't like putting the newest service pack on important machines right away)""
Wow, hacker heaven!
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by:Lee W, MVP
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Yeah, better to install it the minute it's released and get a blue screen of death because on your system, this updated driver fails...
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by:RoadWarrior
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Yes I realised the reason, was just being facetious.  :-)
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by:oldgreyguy
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I thought BSOD's (not the EE guy) were just a part of the OS, you mean you can have a system without them?

sorry................. crappy day, just trying to bring some light in


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