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DVD ROM won't read, but does read! What the .... ?


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Okay, I recently had to replace my motherboard and power supply. I have a DVD/CD RW Drive and a DVD ROM Drive on board. The DVD/CD RW Drive works fine .... The DVD ROM Drive is freaking me out. When I first got my machine, I installed my games on my DVD ROM drive so of course, with it acting up, I can't play my games. The weird part is ..... when I put a game disk in the Drive and try to play I get the message that there is no CD in the drive, Yet when I "Explore" I can see everything that is on the Disk. The other thing is that it doesn't show up on the same "Drive" as it did before. Instead of showing up as the "F Drive" it is showing up as my "J Drive"

I am the one who took out my old motherboard and power supply and replaced them. So that means I'm the one who hooked up all my old stuff. Is this a problem that I can fix? Can anyone help me out here?
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So your games require the CD to be in the drive? That makes sense if the programs are looking for everything in drive F:. Is there something else now on drive F:? If not, change the drive letter for that drive back to F:. Look at Microsoft article 307844 How to change drive letter assignments in Windows XP for instructions.
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