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#1 ash4

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Posted 26 July 2007 - 03:23 PM

Cant find my cd-rom drive in "my computer" despite the fact that my cd-rom is recognised during start-up. Am using Win98. what do i do

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#2 Myke

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Posted 26 July 2007 - 05:06 PM

Is this a newly installed drive? If not, was your machine showing the drive before but not anymore? If so, did you recently install anything or update a driver? How old is the drive?

In all honesty, you may have a bad drive. Try unconnecting the drive inside the machine and give everything a good dusting, then firmly reattach all cables and boot the machine back up. Worst case scenario, you might have to fork out $30-50 for a new drive.
I swear, troubleshooting is a science: the best discoveries are always on accident...




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