I have lost my CD-ROM drive or at least the pathway configuring it. The CD-Rom will light, open and close, but there it ends! When I look in My Computer the D: drive designation and CD-Rom label are missing. I have tried to reinstall the CD-ROM using the add/remove hardware wizard. When I do, I get the CD-Rom model info with a yellow overlapping Icon. Clicking on this gives me a Code 31 error report...[QUOTE]This device depends on another device that is not functioning correctly.[QUOTE] Thinking I have lost the drivers to the CD-ROM, I have done loaded them and reinstalled them in WINNT Sys 32 drivers file. Rebooted and got the same old story!!!
I went out and bought a new CD-ROM and tried to install it and ....VOILA!!! Nothing, Nada, Zilch except for a code 31error!
Can someone please help this 55 year old father and no-computer-genius get things back to working order?