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My computer used to run the disk i put into D:\ automatically. Now it will not. When i go into my computer and click on the D:\, i get all the files on the disk and when i click on setup(its for a game, roller coaster tycoon 3) it says the disk cannot be read or authenticated. I had this previously installed and had to unistall it.

also, when i click on the D:\ and it brings me to all the files, it says at the top in bold, "Files currently on the CD"
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anyone?
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Hello welcome to GeeksToGo, We will be happy to help you.

We will need some more information

If this is a name brand system:
Make
Model
Operating System
Age of the computer
Memory Total
Hard Drive Size, How much free space



If this is custom then We will need the following:

The CPU brand and model
The Motherboard brand and model
Ram amount and speed
Cd\Dvd rom interface IDE/ SATA
Hard Drive size and free space
Any cards in PCI slots
Any software installed\updated and driver updates done just before problem started

All this will help in determining a course of action to best correct the problem you are experiencing.
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how do i find out this info...i know its custom
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For motherboard,, cpu and memory download CPUz from my signature. Save it to your desktop. Run the program and it will show you all of the above in the different tabs
For the OS , service pack version, and cpu you can do the following
Click and hold the windows button on your keyboard(this is the one with the windows logo oon it) and then click the Pause Break button
that will bring up the system properties window
I need all the info except the Registration info in that window.
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For motherboard,, cpu and memory download CPUz from my signature. Save it to your desktop. Run the program and it will show you all of the above in the different tabs
For the OS , service pack version, and cpu you can do the following
Click and hold the windows button on your keyboard(this is the one with the windows logo oon it) and then click the Pause Break button
that will bring up the system properties window
I need all the info except the Registration info in that window. For hd sppace and free space. Go to
Start> My Computer>Right click on C drive and then click on properties
that will show total drive space and free space available
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CPU

AMD Athlon 64 3000+

motherboard

ASUSTek Computer Inc.
Model: A8N-E
Chipset: Nvidia nForce4
Southbridge: NVIDIA nForce4 MCP

Memory

Type: DDR
Size: 2048
Channels: dual


OS: windows xp home editions w/service pack 3(version 2002)

1.81 GHz, 2.00 GB of RAM
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This is fixed with PowerToys for XP. You can download it from the link in my signature. It's a very nice nice little free tweaking program from microsoft. Click on the Tweakuixp link in my signature. Scroll down the list on the right and download. Once installed
Go to:

TweakUI->My Computer->AutoPlay->Types->Enable Autoplay for CD and DVD drives

Click apply then ok
Try and see if it works. Please post back with the results
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umm, still no autorun and i also get an error that the disk cannot be authenticated even though it is the origional?
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