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Cant find CD ROM

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I am having a problem with my CD ROM.  When I try and play a CD it tells me there is a device not attached?
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by:kooltek
ID: 2590053
what type of CD-ROM?
does your bios see the drive?
does windows see the drive when you open My Computer?
do you have the latest drivers?
are you trying to run a data CD or a music CD?
does this happen with any CD you put into the drive?
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harley47 earned 0 total points
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Right click on my computer and choose properties. Goto the performance tab, Does it list anything useing MS-Dos compatablilty mode?  If so rename your config.sys to config.old and reboot. Also do you hear the CD-rom spin up when you put in a cd?  


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by:compmania
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How old is the drive?
Do you have the connections in tight?
Does the power cable work good?
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by:c661jmb
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Your drive is busted buy a new one.
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