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This is my first time using Computing. Once that came up as expected , I ejected the disc tray, walked to my Grand Mother’s sewing room, got a good ol sewing pin no doubt created before the concept of home computers were even fathomable closed the disc tray once again, ran the DIR command again, but this time, while the disc was trying to be accessed, I pushed the pin into the little emergency tray release hole, forcing the tray to eject just enough to grab onto with my fingernails. I replace the drive this morning and everything works fine. It had been two days of fiddling and the damn drive would not come back to me. The steps to resolve this are as follows: How satisfied are you with this reply?

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The steps to resolve this are as follows: How can this be resolved. Then work your way through these – remember the drive could be ga, could have a loose cable or slight corrosion on the contacts usually for a laptop and other issues. Answer questions, earn points and help others Answer questions.

Problem occurs when vista registry entry is corrupted. Posted on Mar 22, Other entry you had mentioned is for RAM memory.

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The max point reward for answering a question is I was suggested everything from flashing the drive’s CMOS to deleting lines in the system registry regedit to deleting and installing new ATAPI drivers to installing VERY suspect tw dodgy executables that would miraculously fix things, to using different burn programs, to changing IDE Interface Ribbon Cables to changing entire power supplies, and my most hated suggestion tsa all, “the drive must be broken, but drive’s are cheap these days anyway, just buy a new one.

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D January 24, at The email address entered is already associated to an account. Cvd January 23, at It should get picked up and recognized properly. Did you complete the troubleshooter for the drive that still does not work?

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Login to post Please use English characters only. For laptops you can often clean the power and data contacts with a pencil eraser. There are some registry entries that the troubleshooter does not fix and those “might” be the cause.

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Incase you have multiple cd drives, this should help tell em appart. Not finding what you are looking for? Is this all I need to do to close this ticket? Use Question Form such as ” Why? Your answer needs to include more details to help people.


Helpful 0 Not Helpful Flag. I didn’t even have to run additional tests, I knew right then and there that the problem was a mechanical one with the closing of the drive perhaps the gears were no longer coming into the proper position to place the motor hub onto the hole of the disc or the laser eye became stuck in a position that did not favour starting on the first track of the disc I called up the drive letter for my quote-unquote defective DVD Writer, placed the data disc in the drive, closed the tray, ran a simple DIR command and waited for the “device not ready” message.

So it is not unusual for 1 or 2 parts to not function while the others do so properly.

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