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everytime i put in a cd nothing happens and when i go to "my computer" or anything else th CD drive isnt even listed!?? i dont know what the problem is a i hoped someone could help me find out what it was.
thanks
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Hello!

I'm absolutely no use to you. However, I have the self same identical problem with both my cd drive and cd re-write drive, so I'll be reading your replies with interest.

Edited by stevebryan, 18 August 2005 - 12:40 AM.

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Check power supply to CD Drive
Check Data Cable
Check Master / Slave setting
Check BIOS setting
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i looked for the cd-drive in my computer and found something that says this:

Windows successfully loaded the device driver for this hardware but cannot find the hardware device. (Code 41)


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Is this a new drive, or has it been removed recently?

It sounds as though the device is not a Plug and Play drive. You may need to download a new version of the driver for it.

One thing you can try - go to your Control Panel and double-click on "Add Hardware Wizard". At the end of the wizard you can run a troubleshooter.

Edit: The Microsft site gives advice on this error also:

http://www.microsoft...jk_dec_lgsc.asp

Edited by Psych, 18 August 2005 - 04:17 PM.

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the drive hasnt been removed recently and its not a new one because it came with the computer
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Go To Control Panel > Add Hardware.
When asked select "Yes, I have already connected the hardware".
You'll be given a list of installed hardware. Is the drive on the list?
If yes, click on the drive and hit Next.

Edited by Psych, 19 August 2005 - 12:42 AM.

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Did you update from WIN98? Is this drive from a Win98 OS?

Need to update Drivers for WIN2000 - (Might not be supported)

What Service Pack installed with XP?

EDITED COMMENT:
[Not all Hardware & Software are WIN98 & WIN2K supported and/or compatible]

Jack123

Edited by Jack123, 22 August 2005 - 03:45 PM.

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I am having the same problem.
It wont find a disk when i put it in, by the way scmishra, where is all of the things that you are talking about?
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