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Windows xp compatible?

I recently purchased a refurbished laptop online which runs on Windows XP. The Cd-Rom drive included is the Toshiba cd-rom xm-1802B. The drive has not been reading any discs although troubleshooting tells me that the drive is working fine. I am guessing that this drive is not compatible with Windows XP. Is this correct? If so, is there anything that can be done? Many thanks Noah Ross

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Re: windows xp compatible?

It's a bog standard CDROM drive, there's nothing about it that's not XP compatible. Check and make sure the connectors are seated properly. Check the firmware, there is an update, try This drive is reported to have CD-RW issues, but everything else should be fine (I think the firmware fixes that) If your still having problems, its' probably a bad drive.

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Hello friend
You don't need Sony drivers if you are using Windows !!!!!
Go here to Sony for your your cd player.
Click on the 'Dos Drivers' and read the words from there ....'NOTE: Windows operating systems have built in drivers to support your Sony CD-ROM, CD-RW, DVD-ROM drive as a CD-ROM reader. No additional drivers are normally required once Windows is installed and running. However, you will need additional software to make use of CD Writing and DVD Video playback if your drive supports these functions.'

I suggest you re-install Windows XP from installation disks. after backing up your personal files which you will lose.

You mentioned 'driver booster' Yes ONLY ONLY ONLY EVER download drivers from , the Manufacturers site . Sony in this case,

There are lots of rubbish sites offering drivers this and drivers that. THEY ARE ALL RUBBISH !!!!!!! DON'T EVER EVER USE THEM
I cannot stress it enough tell your friends, tell everybody.

As I say , connect up your cd player and then re-install windows xp or whatever Windows version you have. Windows will automatically install its OWN drivers for your player.

Better still friend... buy a more up-to -date dvd r/w combi.player They are really cheap these days.

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Since this is a USB CD_ROM, you need change some settings in the bios for it to be detected and the system will actually boot from it.

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You may know try to boot from cd-rom and install your windows xp.

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If you have recently installed a new CD-ROM drive or you have moved the computer, it is possible that the power to the CD-ROM may have become loose or disconnected. Check the cable connections. Bad eject button
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It is possible that a CD may have become stuck within the CD-ROM drive. If the CD-ROM drive has a small hole (that is not the head phone jack), using a paper clip, place the paper clip within the hole and attempt to manually eject the CD-ROM tray. If the CD-ROM drive is only partially able to be opened, attempt to pull the tray gently to see if it can be manually ejected. If it cannot be opened any further, it is likely that the gears within the CD-ROM drive have become bad, dislodged, or that a CD is positioned in the drive, which does not allow it to open. Incompatibility with IDE / ATAPI interface
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