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Problem with CD Drive

Posted on 2004-03-28
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Hi,

I currently have a problem with my cd drive not recognising that i have change the cd in the drive.

It will recognise the cd after the first boot up. But after that i can change the cd and it(windows XP) still thinks that it is the first CD i put in. When i try to browse using explorer it come up with error msg: Error reading device.

Can anyone help me?
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by:sirbounty
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Perhaps this will help...
CD-/DVD-ROM Troubleshooting: http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=321641
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by:sirbounty
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Also:
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=314096
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=314855

And you might try right-clicking the drive/choose properties
From the Autoplay tab, click Restore Defaults.
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compfixer101 earned 500 total points
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i had this problem it was from  a fautly cable plus drivers being wrong  reload the drivers and change the read ahead settings to read ahead at the most
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Adding to that - remove it from device manager and reboot for it to reinstall...(Start-Run->Devmgmt.msc)
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