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CD Drive not recognising discs


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When im inserting the disc to install software the drive is spinning etc etc but nothing is coming up at all, checked the drive through my computer and nothing in drive folder at all.

any suggestions.

its not this pc im using but another one

Thanks in advance
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Try these

http://download.micr...240/AutoFix.exe

You will need winzip or extract now from my signature for this

http://aumha.org/downloads/cdgone.zip
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Try these

http://download.micr...240/AutoFix.exe

You will need winzip or extract now from my signature for this

http://aumha.org/downloads/cdgone.zip


the problem is that the pc that is given me trouble has no internet access im trying to install software for a wireless adaptor to gain access to the internet on it , will these programs fit on a floppy?
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Yes
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will try that and let you know Thanks

Edited by Fenor, 07 May 2007 - 09:11 AM.

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Here is how i got on added as attachment

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do you think maybe the drive is knackered? and should i try another one in its place
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Worth trying if you have another drive

Another thing to check is firmware, which should fit on a floppy

Be careful to get the correct one as they are usually irreversible
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Worth trying if you have another drive

Another thing to check is firmware, which should fit on a floppy

Be careful to get the correct one as they are usually irreversible


Sorry for being a pain but what firmware do i get and how will i know if its right one
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Can you put the make and model of the drive(s)
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Can you put the make and model of the drive(s)


not sure of what they are, how will i find out. :whistling:
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Click start, right click my computer, click properties, hardware, device manager

Click the + next to DVD / CD Rom Drives
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Click start, right click my computer, click properties, hardware, device manager

Click the + next to DVD / CD Rom Drives



heres what it says

HL-DT-ST RW/DVD GCC 4481B


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Is it a Dell?

Can you put the make and model of the PC
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Is it a Dell?

Can you put the make and model of the PC


Not a Dell

Its a HP Pavilion 061

DW181a-abu a409uk
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