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Cd Rom not working

Recently i installed XP on my Dell inspirion, removing vista.After that i was able to install many 3rd party softwares using Cds and DVDs. Now suddenly my Cd rom stopped working. When i insert a Cd or DVD, it is not showing the contents in it. It just opens balnk. What might be the problem. How to solve this?

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  • mailtovamsid Jan 12, 2009

    Thanks a lot. It worked. But why does it happen?

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Go to device manager and delete the CD-ROM Drive and restart the system (this will get auto installed). You can also do a System Restore to a point/date when the issue was not present. (start > all programs > accessories > system tools > system restore)

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  • Biju Thomas Jan 12, 2009

    It might just be a corruption due to multiple install of software, atleast now you know how to fix it! :) good job!



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