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  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2009

    no CD rom drive appears in my device manageer.
    What happened to it?
    It was there for years , now when I put in a disc-no mucis no images.
    Help?


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Under Device manager find your CD Romdrive. Red marks not enabled.Yellow Marks driver error.In either case do the following.Enable,Update Driver.

Posted on Sep 19, 2008

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SOURCE: cd/rom drive door will not

take a long pin or straigten paper clip and find a hole infront on the drive insert it and gently push it till open.

Take care sometimes u see cd disc spin while it come out dont touch it until it stop

Posted on Sep 29, 2008

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Hi everyone, I was installing windows xp sp3 on my compaq desktop computer through my hard drive because my computer doesn't recognise cd roms, So I can't install through cd drives. It installed to...


Hi
Have you tried to go into your cmos settings and enable the settings to detect your cd rom
You should be able to use a external cd rom connected through your USB port to load and re-install windows and your drivers if you have the motherboard cd.
The problem is your limited in your options to work from the hard drive but a disk also gives you the option to repair the filing system and replace missing files.


The problem with installing windows on one pc and it not working on another pc is the motherboards are not compatible, and the configuration has to be similar or the same so the hard drive can boot up and communicate between the hardware and software.


Your options are use a CD rom, change your MB or google your problem and hope someone else was able to resolve this issue.



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Well....my computer is not showing harddisk in bios i dont know what problem can be thatswhy my computer is not running and showing in starting error of "drive 3 not found unknown pata 1 "...


hi first open the case make sure the power is not plug in. second look for the hard drive , it s right next to cd rom right corner , make sure the data cable ribbon is correctly seated next , check the power make sure its connected . now the fun part is next . here how your going to find out if you hrddrive is working remove the ribbon data cable from the cd rom also the power ,now remove the ribbon from the hard-drive next place the ribbon from the cd rom to the harddrive next make sure ever thing connected right . power the computer go to the bois and see if the hard drive is being read. if it is then ribbon bad ,ifnot your hard-drive is bad if is bad put ever thing back in place take your hard drive out and replace with same bigger gb thanks hope this helps

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I have brought a new computer that dosnt have a cd rom. I have tried putting in two different cd-roms but they wont show up on my computer. i have tried downloading drivers to help but it still wont work.


Hello !

Your CD-ROM should have at least two cables connected to it: a power cable and IDE cable that should also be connected to your motherboard. Disconnect and reconnect the cables and be certain that they are snug.

Some computers will also have a small third cable used to interface the CD-ROM with the sound card. If the audio for your CD audio CDs is not working properly verify that this cable is not disconnected from the back of the CD-ROM.

Hope this helps.

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4600c not operating system error message bootmanager missing


You might have to go to the BIOS of your computer to ensure your drive is recognised. Once it shows there, make sure you change the Drive as your first boot device.
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Brand new computer and i did not install the adobe it came with the computer Vista basic and i get the 1311 error message when i try to run adobe computer 1 day old !


no big problm if u comp is new r old...

When you try to install Adobe Acrobat 6, 7, 8, or 3D on Windows, the installer returns the error message "Error [1311, 1335 or 2350]. Source file not found: [drive name]:\ Adobe Acrobat [version]\data1.cab. Verify that the file exists and that you can access it." If you click Retry, the installer returns the error message "Cannot find the file Adobe Acrobat [version]\data1.cab."
Solution Perform one or more of the following solutions:
Solution 1: Check the Acrobat CD-ROM.

Make sure that the CD-ROM from which you are installing is free of dirt and debris. If necessary, clean the CD-ROM with a soft, lint-free cloth.
Solution 2: Temporarily disable anti-virus software, and then install Acrobat.

For instructions, see the documentation for the anti-virus software or contact the manufacturer.
Solution 3: Extract the compressed installation files, and then install Acrobat.

  1. Right-click the folder and choose Extract All.
  2. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  3. To install Acrobat, double-click the Setup.exe file located in the folder that contains the extracted files.
Solution 4: Uninstall the CD-ROM drive and let Windows redetect it, and then install Acrobat.

  1. Right-click My Computer and choose Properties.
  2. Click the Hardware tab, and then click Device Manager.
  3. Expand the DVD/CD-ROM drives section.
  4. Right-click each device listed under DVD/CD-ROM drives and choose Uninstall. Click OK to confirm.
  5. Close Device Manager and restart the computer.
  6. After Windows redetects the DVD/CD-ROM drive(s), insert the Acrobat CD into the CD-ROM drive and install Acrobat.
Solution 5: Install Acrobat from the desktop.

  1. Insert the Acrobat CD into the CD-ROM drive.
  2. Copy the Acrobat folder from the Acrobat CD to the Desktop.
  3. Double-click setup.exe in the Acrobat folder on the Desktop, and then follow the on-screen instructions to complete installation.
Additional Information Errors 1311, 1335, and 2350 occur when the Acrobat installer is unable to access the necessary files from the CD-ROM drive. These same errors may also occur if antivirus software interferes with an installation or if the installation files are compressed.


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! on my LG GCC4522B CD-RW/DVD-ROM


To solve this Code 39 error, follow these instructions:
NOTE: After removing these registry keys and rebooting, it may be necessary to reinstall any CD or DVD recording applications.
1) Close all open programs

2) Click on Start, Run, and type REGEDIT and press Enter

3) Click on the plus signs (+) next to the following folders
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
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4) This folder is the DVD/CD-ROM Drive Class Description in the registry. Look for any of the following names in the right hand column.
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5) If any of the above keys shown in step 4 are listed, right-click on them and choose Delete

6) After deleting the keys, close the Registry Editor


7) Reboot your computer


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