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I have a Packardbell pc with an AMD K6 333.  While online and running several programs i put a cd into my Qdrive.  The name of the cd oddly enough was "System of a Down"  It started automaticly installing a music video.  Then it froze the mouse, and the keyboard froze.  NOW EVERYTIME I TRY TO OPEN WINDOWS MEDIA PLAYER OR THE CD PLAYER THE SYSTEM WILL FREEZE.  I have tried to reboot from the master recovery cd this doesn't help the problem still occurred.  I have fixed the media player by downloading a new one.  This solved that but i still have a problem with the cd player. CAN YOU HELP ME?
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by:LEONPD
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I would simply re-install windows again,(it will retain all your settings if you choose RE-INSTALL) and that would definantly fix your problem.
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by:LEONPD
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I would simply re-install windows again,(it will retain all your settings if you choose RE-INSTALL) and that would definantly fix your problem.
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by:GivenRandy
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Have you run a virus scanner?
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Also it may be a good idea :
Download the Startup COP a free pcmag utility from
                       http://www.zdnet.com/pcmag/pctech/content/18/08/ut1808.001.html

 Run it and it will show you everything that is listed in all the possible startup
places, and allow you to disable things one at a time until the problem is eliminated.
This is very good for cleaning up odd problems.

Last step would be to reinstall windows. I would try reinstalling CD. Remove it from the Device list, and Windows should re-install it automatically at the next reboot.

I hope this helps !
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by:gcs001
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You could also just re-install the CD Player.
Go to Control Panel->Add/Remove Programs.
Then select the Windows Setup tab and select only the Multimedia box.  You can then either re-install all the Multimedia products or individual ones.
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Instead of default CD player, install some third party one, which is good. There lots of them, try to search in www.altavista.com, you will find something. Problem will 100% disappear. G-Luck
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