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Windows xp recognizes that my dvd rom drive is there but when i place a disk in to the drive it trys to load up the disk but doesnt do anything it just tries to load then you hear a clicking noise and then it tries to load again

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  • Anonymous Dec 07, 2008

    the exact same thing is happening to me! 


  • micheal8143 Mar 21, 2009

    I added a samsung ts-h522 dvd/rw to my dimension 2400 in the lower driver bay and leaving the existing cd drive hooked-up as it was. The manual says to make sure the jumper setting is on cable select which is also what the existing cd drive jumper is set to. The problem i'm having is that the computer recognizes the dvd drive but can't tell that there is a dvd in the dvd drive. It says insert disc into tray when there is already a disc loaded and trying to be read. The existing cd drive seems to work fine.Am i missing something i need? A download? A setting? Any info would be appreciated. Thanx

  • micheal8143 May 11, 2010

    what does he mean by drive lance or what is a drive lance?

  • MRTech40 May 11, 2010

    If it does it with every disk, I would replace the drive. And while you are at it, get the newest and fastest.

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Your drive lance and preset settings are damge.you have to change a preset position if you know how to do else you must repair your drive.

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