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My cd rom wont open my cds, i have greeting card programs on cd, and it wont open them, it did before now.

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Just goto controll panel>administrative tols>storage>diskmangment>select your cd rom and right click
on that and make it enable.
or
copy files from cd to pc and chang the formate by formate changing softwares or by try on rightclicking it.

Posted on Oct 04, 2008

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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.

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Reformatting my computer


  • Using System Recovery CDs
  • Change the boot order in the BIOS:-
  • Turn off the computer:
  • Disconnect devices that are connected to USB, Fire wire, parallel and serial ports, except the keyboard, the mouse anb Internet Connection.
  • Turn on the computer.
  • When the color screen with the logo appears, press the F1 key on the keyboard until Entering SETUP is displayed. (You only have a few seconds to press the F1 key before the normal startup process continues.)
  • Wait until the BIOS setup program opens.
  • Press the right arrow key to select Boot.
  • Press the down arrow key to select Boot Device Priority, and then press Enter on the keyboard.
  • Change the first boot device to CD-ROM using one of these methods:
  • Press the down arrow key to select the CD-ROM item. Press the + (plus) key to move the CD-ROM item up until it is the first item in the list.
  • Press the down arrow key to highlight the First Boot Device selection. Press the + (plus) key until CD-ROM is the selection.
  • Start the recovery:-
  • Press the Eject button on the top CD-ROM drive, and wait for the tray to open. Insert the System Recovery CD #1 and close the tray.
  • Press the F10 key to save the changes and exit BIOS.
  • With Yes selected, press Enter.
  • The recovery window automatically starts; wait for the onscreen instructions to display, and then follow the instructions:-
  • Press R, and then press the F key again.
  • Click yes to perform the full system recovery.
  • Insert the remaining CDs when directed.
  • When the recovery program finishes, click Restart to restart the computer.
  • Before the computer restarts, the CD tray ejects. Remove the CD
  • Return the BIOS to the previous setting
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  • Press F5 Key to Set Default Settings in BIOS.
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Cannot remove greeting card 2 . therefore cannot cannot put in Greeting card 6 . I go through the correct sequence but get a message intenal error 2738.I am 83 and hope you can help


remove the program in the windows registry.

click start
click run
and type regedit
after the registry program opens
click edit
click find
type the program name e.g greeting cards
click find
delete every file that you found in the registry that belongs to the greeting cards program
after you delete close the registry program and restart the windows.
and then try to reinstall the new program..

i hope it will help..

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