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my cd place isnt working


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honeyg

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i dont realy know what im doing on here or on my computer, :) but
when i try to open the cd thing, it wont open, and the light bit doesnt even do anything, and i went onto 'my computer' and the cd thing isnt even showing up! i really dont know what to do at all :) :)
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One of these may help:
1. Uninstall the drive through Device Manager.
Restart computer. The drive will be automatically reinstalled.
or...
2. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060
Restart computer.
or...
3. Download, and run Restore Missing CD Drive patch
Double click on cdgone.zip to unzip it.
Right click on cdgone.reg, click Merge.
Accept registry merge.
Restart computer.
or...
4. Go to Device Manager, click a "+" sign next to IDE ATA/ATAPI Controllers.
You'll see two items:
- ATA Channel0 (or Primary Channel)
- ATA Channel1 (or Secondary Channel)
Right click on each of them, and click Uninstall. Confirm.
Restart Windows. They'll be automatically reinstalled.
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thanx but none of the internet thingy ones are working, and i dont know where the device manager is :) :)
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To open device manager:

Go to Start and Click "Run"
In the space type "devmgmt.msc" without the quotes.
Click OK.

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