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Cd rom won't run when a cd/dvd is inserted

We have windows vista as our OS

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U can try to update cd/dvd roms frimware that u can found www.rpc1.com or or computer manufacturer page.
if it doesnt help then u also can try to clean the optical lens with tecnical spirit and absorbent cotton. beacause sometimes when rom is dirty it also dont want to work well.
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    frimware = Firmware

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Sounds like you got a bad drive. This happens just contact the manufacturer and let them know what the problem is.Most of the time this can be resolved pretty easily.

Posted on Dec 29, 2008

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Hi, my Acer laptop won't show any CD Rom icon on the screen in Linux Mint but I had windows vista installed there before (it was the original OS) and the computer was turning itself off every ones in a...


if it did turn off with a bsod(blue screen of death) then the problem was with ur hardware or the hardware drivers in this case the rom drive
consider a replacement of the drive if it's in warranty but before that try updating the drivers of the rom

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How to install window xp and vista


insert ur cd/dvd into cd/dvd rom
boot it from ur cd/dvd rom
if say 'press any key to continue...'
jus press any key at ur keyboard ;)

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I m lookin for installing dual boot with Vista ultimate n Windows 7, gotta dvd for both, any help??


If you wan to fresh install, here you can do ::
Try following steps.
Restart the PC, Press Delete for some time
It will lead you to BIOS setting
Go to the Boot Priority menu,
select DVD ROM as First Boot and HDD as Second Boot

Now Insert your Operating system CD: Vista Ultimate
Restart the PC and when screen says " Press any key to continue"
hit "enter"
Let the CD load and then select New Installation
Format the drive by pressing L, and then create three partition , 100 GB for Vista Ultimate, 100 GB for Windows 7 and rest for data.
Hit enter and let os Load

After complete OS loading, system will restart and again you will see " Press any key to continue"
DO NOT PRESS ANY KEY.

OS will boot and register it with microsft. create login and then remove OS DVD,


Insert the Windows 7 DVD
restrt the system, Hit enter when it says " enter any key to continue"
select new installation, point to the earlier created partition for windows 7 installation
proceed with same procedure.
after complete installation, when you restart the pc, you will find both the BOOT entries at booting.
do not forget to load device drivers on both the OS.




Enjoy!

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I am trying to install windows service pack 1. I keep getting an error code: 0x00F0826. Can you tell me what this means and how to fix it? I am running windows vista basic. 32-bit. Thanks.


if there error appeared while windows copying files then disc OS or the DVD ROM might be faulty. Try to test first the ODD if it is faulty. Use the drivers and utilities cd from dell to test the DVD ROM. If DVD ROM reads fine the drivers disc then try the OS disc to a different computer if it can load vista files. if not the OS disc has the problem. If no issues with OS disc and DVD Rom then it might be the HDD.

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I got a new desktop Dell (runs on Vista) to replace my old Dell laptop (runs on Windows XP). I inserted the software CD for my HP Office Jet K80 All in One printer and it literally exploded loudly inside...


Vista has identified your printer. It loads up its default printer driver (stored in vista OS) in your new computer. This usually have the basic features only. You need to run again the CD to install or enable the added features of your said printer. If you have lost the CD you can do an alternate option by downloading the software on this link. ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/united-states/pse/hppse1.12.0.46enu.exe

For the the CD that was crumbled inside your cd-rom. You can try to pull out the CD from the Tower casing and try yo maually open the CD rom unit itself. Or may i suggest that you can buy a new one. (CD/DVD roms are cheaper now a days)

The causes of CD crashing inside your CD rom;

1. wrong placement of CD/DVD disc
2. Hardware failure of the CD/DVD roms


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Canon MP500 all in one printer is not compatible with Windows Vista. Is there a solution for this problem, or do I need to buy a different printer?


My Canon PIXMA MP500, purchased in mid-2006, came with the (then) ScanSoft OmniPage SE2 software on a CD. The PC had WinXP Installed. I had no use for the ScanSoft it so I made no effort to install it.
Fast Forward:
Two PC crashes later, July 2009. Using Win Vista Home Premium
LOST, important WinWord document file, only a hard copy available.
I tried to recover, scanning the "Xerox" copy. The SE Version of OmniPage was very complicated but I succeeded in producing a replacement *.doc file.

It appears that newer editions of WinVista contain the right printer drivers for this Canon Model.

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Get windows vista home premium


You can run a 32 bit technology OS on a 64 bit technology platform.

It will run pretty fast.

You just can't run a 64 bit technology OS on a 32 bit technology platform, though the 64 bit OS is recommended on a 64 bit platform.

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Can u help 2 format the laptop


Before you do begin to format you laptop, backup first all the data files in your laptop. Second, provide the Operating System  you want to install in your laptop. Either Windows Vista or Windows XP. Both windows you can partition the HDD their before install begin. Make sure to set the first boot device to CD/DVR ROM in CMOS setup so it will boot the OS CD/DVD you inserted in the ROM. Good luck! 

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