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Why the CD or DVD doesn't want to run properly?

I will explain to you how to solve this problem steps by steps. First of know that all steps are based on a windows 7 and xp. If you have a different computer version no matter, just try to find the steps I gives below. (These are valuable steps to teach you how to fix the CD/DVD problems).

Step 1: Turn on your computer

Step 2: Go to START then open it

Step 3: Open CONTROL PANEL

Step 4: Click where says SYSTEM

Step 5: then a new window will open

Step 6: Now you have to look for the CD and DVD devices and click on then

Step 7: And finally on the top bar click on SCAN FOR HARDWARE CHANGES and that's it

your cd/dvd must be working properly after you have done all of these steps.

Have a good luck!!!

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I have ask you already how to install the dual boot os(Windows xp and Windows 7 ), but i don't complete yet .Can you explain to me again step_by_step in great detail ? because when i install windows xp on drive c: and use EasyBCD program to backup file BCD(can you explain cleary how to backup file , i seldom undestand this point ). at the end i install windows 7 on drive d: and restore setting file BCD in file box2 of Easycode program. When i setup windows 7 complete ,i boot computer ,can run only windows 7 ,lose windows xp i don't know this point why ?. Thank you a lot that help to me to setup two windows on my computers complete.regards, vann


Hello, this is how I dual boot my laptop with windows xp and windows 7

1. Backup all you important files, use an external hard-disk if possible
2. Make sure you have two drives or partitions: usually drive C and D
3. Insert your xp cd, do a quick format of drive C and install
4. Boot into windows xp and format format drive D if necessary
5. Insert your windows 7 DVD and follow the prompts. When it asks you to upgrade or new install, choose new installation
6. When you are asked to choose a location choose drive D
7. Complete your windows 7 installation
8. Thats it, you can now install drivers and programs

When installation is complete you will see both os options: windows 7 and previous version of windows (i.e xp)

I have done this numerous times without the need for any other step or software. The only rule is to is to install xp first, then windows 7.

All the best

Jul 11, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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can't write cd's


I will explain to you how to solve this problem steps by steps. First of know that all steps are based on a windows 7 and xp. If you have a different computer version no matter, just try to find the steps I gives below. (These are valuable steps to teach you how to fix the CD/DVD problems). Step 1: Turn on your computer Step 2: Go to START then open it Step 3: Open CONTROL PANEL Step 4: Click where says SYSTEM Step 5: then a new window will open Step 6: Now you have to look for the CD and DVD devices and click on then Step 7: And finally on the top bar click on SCAN FOR HARDWARE CHANGES and that's it your cd/dvd must be working properly after you have done all of these steps. Have a good luck!!!

Nov 01, 2010 | Lite On XJ-HD166S Internal DVD Drive

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I've change the DVD reader write 3 times. It doesn't read an entire (good) CD with many retries especially nearer the end of the CD


I will explain to you how to solve this problem steps by steps. First of know that all steps are based on a windows 7 and xp. If you have a different computer version no matter, just try to find the steps I gives below. (These are valuable steps to teach you how to fix the CD/DVD problems). Step 1: Turn on your computer Step 2: Go to START then open it Step 3: Open CONTROL PANEL Step 4: Click where says SYSTEM Step 5: then a new window will open Step 6: Now you have to look for the CD and DVD devices and click on then Step 7: And finally on the top bar click on SCAN FOR HARDWARE CHANGES and that's it your cd/dvd must be working properly after you have done all of these steps. Have a good luck!!!

Nov 01, 2010 | Dell Inspiron 600M 8x DVD Player - R1695...

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when i turn on my zune it just continues to restart. it showed a code 5 error message. What is it and can i fix it


you receive the message when A Windows Digital Rights Management component is corrupt.
Things to try
  1. Reset the DRM system on the computer. Warning This procedure affects all media files on the computer that use Windows Media DRM technology. The effect of this procedure is not limited to media files that you obtained from the Zune Marketplace. If you follow this procedure, content licenses for all protected media files on the hard disk are deleted. Other providers, such as, Napster, MSN Music, and Wal-Mart, use different mechanisms for restoring licenses. If you have content from other providers, examine the appropriate license restoration policies before you continue.To reset the DRM system on the computer, follow these steps:
    1. Verify that the Show hidden files and folders option is turned on. To do this, follow these steps:

      Windows 7 or Windows Vista
      1. Start Windows Explorer. To do this, click Start, type userinit.exe in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER.
      2. Click Organize, and then click Folder and Search Options.
      3. Click the View tab.
      4. Click Advanced Settings.
      5. Under Hidden files and folders, click Show hidden files and folders, click to clear the Hide Protected Operating System files (recommended) check box, and then click OK.
      Windows XP
      1. Start Windows Explorer. To do this, click Start, click Run, type userinit.exe, and then click OK.
      2. Click Tools, and then click Folder Options.
      3. Click the View tab.
      4. Click Advanced Settings.
      5. Under Hidden files and folders, click Show hidden files and folders, click to clear the Hide Protected Operating System files (recommended) check box, and then click OK.
    2. Locate the DRM folder on the computer. Typically, the DRM folder is located in the following location. Note In these paths, drive represents the drive on which Windows is installed.Windows 7 or Windows Vista
      • Windows 7 or Windows Vista x86-based versions
        drive:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\DRM
      • Windows 7 or Windows Vista x64-based versions
        drive:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\DRM
      Windows XP
      • drive:\Documents and Settings\All Users\DRM
      Note If you have upgraded from Windows 98 or from Window ME to Windows XP, the DRM folders may be located in C:\Windows\DRM.DRM folders can be located in various locations in different versions of Windows. You can also locate the DRM data path in the registry. DRM data is located in the following section of the registry:
      • x86-based versions of Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\DRM
      • x64-based versions of Windows 7 or Windows Vista: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\DRM
      To locate the DRM path in the registry, follow these steps:
      1. Start Registry Editor.
          Windows XP
          • Click Start, click Run, type Regedit, and then click OK.

        • Windows 7 or Windows Vista
          1. Click Start Collapse this imageExpand this image vistastartbutton.jpg, type run in the Start Search box, and then click Run under Programs.
          2. Type regedit.exe in the Open box, and then click OK.
            Collapse this imageExpand this image securityshield.jpgIf you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Allow.
      2. Look for the applicable folder based on the version of Windows that you are using.
    3. Rename the DRM folder to DRMbackup.
      1. Right-click the DRM folder, and then click Rename.
      2. Type DRMbackup, and then press ENTER.
      3. Close Windows Explorer.

        If you receive an “Access denied” error message when you try to rename your DRM folder, start the computer in safe mode and log in as the computer administrator. To do this, follow these steps:
        1. Restart the computer and start pressing the F8 key on your keyboard. On a computer that is configured to start multiple operating systems, press the F8 key when the Boot menu appears.
        2. Select the safe mode option when the Windows Advanced Options menu appears, and then press ENTER.

          The Boot menu appears again and the words "Safe Mode" appears in blue at the bottom of the screen.
    4. Reset the DRM security component. To do this, visit the following Microsoft Web site, and then follow the steps to upgrade the DRM security component: http://go.microsoft.com/FWLink?LinkID=34506 (http://go.microsoft.com/FWLink?LinkID=34506)

      Note When you access this site through Internet Explorer on a Windows Vista-based computer, you may receive a "user account control" popup message that requires that you enter the administrator password to continue. Note If you are running a 64-bit version of Windows 7 or Windows Vista x64 and the Upgrade button on the site listed earlier in this step appears dimmed, you will have to start Internet Explorer by using an account on the computer that has Administrative privileges in order to continue.
    5. Sign in to the Zune Marketplace. Then try to play a song to verify that the issue has been resolved.
    6. Restore the setting of the Hidden files and folders option. To do this, follow these steps:

Oct 31, 2009 | Audio Players & Recorders

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