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Game problem I just bought a brand new game for my compaq.. its called bioshock... and my drive wont play it. it will however play music cds.. i have all the requirements needed for the game but it just wont work.. i put the disk in give it a min go to "my computer" click the drive and it has nothing in it.... any ideas?

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  • Kevin Nelson May 11, 2010

    Is the bioshock disk a dvd and your drive a cd-rom? Will it load in another computer?

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Try it in a friends computer to see if it works there. If not, then there is a problem with the disc. I'd take the game back to where you bought it.


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