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Hi all,
I just recently put in a new PS and vid card and now my CD ROM will not work properly.
THe autorun feature will not work, and it appears I also cannot read a disc after clicking on the drive icon. I plan on checking it with the autorun tool you have posted elsewhere in the forum, but I wonder if something has happened to the drivers. How can I check to see if the drivers are there or not?

Another odd thing I noticed is I could hear the CD ROM trying to 'work' (with no disc in it) when I open or close an appliction such as my web browser.

Any ideas?
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First thing you probably ought to do is power off the PC & check the cabling to the CDROM drive - i.e power connector & both ends of the IDE ribbon cable. If in any doubt, just unplug each connection one at a time & then re-attach it.
With this done, check to see that the bios is detecting the CDROM drive correctly by setting it to auto-detect the drive.

Let me know what happens & whether this has fixed the problem.
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try to open and close the drive... if this works its a pretty good indication your getting power to it.

You can check to see if the drivers are still there by going to device manager.
start - control panel - system - hardware tab - device manager
then click the plus sign on DVD/CD rom drive and see if it has any ! or ? next to your drive or if its there at all
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