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Compaq drive array (non pnp) can't start/does it effect cd/rom

What is the compaq drive array (non pnp)? my cd/rom won't work. are they related? the cd/rom icon has dissappeared. under device manager it says my cd/rom driver is corrupted, and under the compaq drive array it says it cant start. im using xp pro. please help

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Im it is not hard for you to reformat your computer,it will be easy to work..because it is conlict in the registry.. i had the same problem.i format my pc and my cd drive work fine..

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