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Topic: CD-Rom not working Helppp!!!  (Read 162 times)
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« on: March 19, 2009, 03:51:58 PM »

So today I cleaned out all the dust in my computer. I plugged everything back and now my cd-rom isn't working. It tells me there is no CD/DVD ROM. However my light is on it runs also and it spins. Does anyone know what I can do to make it work
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« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2009, 06:06:16 PM »

Travel to Device Manager and right click it and select remove/uninstall and re-boot...
Windows will automatically re-install it.
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« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2009, 08:54:35 PM »

Sounds like the data cable is loose.

How did you clean the dust out?
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« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2009, 10:42:44 PM »

Everything works now. however when i play my game it freeze or restarts. If its not one thing its another  Sad
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« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2009, 10:54:17 PM »

What was wrong with the CD drive?

What game? any error messages?


How did you clean the dust out?
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« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2009, 11:40:45 PM »

I didn't plugged it in correctly. The game I'm trying to play is Sims 2. I dint get any error messages it either freezes or restarts everytime i try to play it.
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« Reply #6 on: March 20, 2009, 03:24:12 AM »

How did you clean the dust out?
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« Reply #7 on: March 20, 2009, 11:28:48 AM »

I cleaned out my computer with a brush and air can.
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« Reply #8 on: March 24, 2009, 04:03:33 AM »

I cleaned out my computer with a brush and air can.

You truly could have dislodged either the IDE cable or SATA cable depending which one you have......

Its very easy to do....
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