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Cd drive i loaded adobe reader 8.1 and now my cd drive will not work i looked for help in the help section and it did not worki am new to computers and am lost

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Re: cd drive

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Need a manual

First of all, thank you very much for choosing FIXYA today for your online technical support needs.

Here is a direct link to the ONLINE USER'S MANUAL for that model:

To view the Owner's Manual with Operating Instructions just use your mouse to click on the link, which is the underlined and blue highlighted section of text just above.

This will open a new web browser page automatically for you and allow you to view the information at the website indicated and the contents of the Owner's Manual.

You may need ADOBE READER installed on your computer to read PDF documents, although many computers already have this type of utility pre-installed.

You can download this free at WWW.ADOBE.COM if necessary. Click on the DOWNLOAD ADOBE READER button on right side of the ADOBE home page when you get there, then follow the onscreen instructions to install the software on your computer.

I truly hope that was helpful to you.

Good luck and take care.


Dec 11, 2011 | Acer Aspire L100 PC Desktop

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Computer will not recognise cd discs for burning will recognise dvd discs computer: hp a1350a media center

Just click below for information;

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Putting in a game disc does nothing? Use this document to resolve the issue or find out if the drive is bad. s.gif » Enabling or Disabling Autoplay, Starting CDs and DVDs Automatically
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If you are having problems using the HP Recovery process on your Windows XP computer, this document will probably help. s.gif » Obtaining a Recovery CD or DVD set
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If your computer always starts at a blank screen with only a mouse pointer, use this document to restore the file lsass.exe.

Hope this may help;


Aug 23, 2008 | HP PC Desktops

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Unable to load any game on my computer, the CD drive is showing every file on the CD but after 3-4% of installation setup the error reads unable to read, the same CD is working in other computers, do I...

Since the disk works "elsewhere", it's probably your CD-drive that is faulty. Spend $40 to replace it with a brand-new CD/DVD reader/writer.

The only other possibility is "bad" RAM on your computer's motherboard -- but you would be seeing other symptoms when using your computer, if this was a problem.

Jun 24, 2010 | Lenovo IdeaCentre K210 Intel Desktop...

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Cant open pdf

Make sure only adobe 9 is the only version of adobe reader you have installed on that computer. Then go to where your PDF file is and right click on it with the mouse and go into properties.

In the general tab where it says type of file it will show you what program is opening up the PDF file. Click on the change button and where it says recommended programs see if Adobe reader is there, if its not then down below where it says other programs click on the down arrow and see if adobe reader shows up there. If it shows up in either section then choose it, then click on apply, and then click on okay.

Now if for some reason adobe reader doesn't show up in either section, then you'll need to browse for it. It normally installs itself in the program files folder, then double-click on it and go into the adobe folder, Adobe 9.0 and then the reader folder. The name of the reader program looks something like acrord32 and it will say application to the right of it. At that point choose it and apply the changes so it opens up with Adobe reader.

This should cover everything, if your still having problems, let me know and I'll help you out further.

May 22, 2010 | Dell Dimension 4600 PC Desktop

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Brand new computer and i did not install the adobe it came with the computer Vista basic and i get the 1311 error message when i try to run adobe computer 1 day old !

no big problm if u comp is new r old...

When you try to install Adobe Acrobat 6, 7, 8, or 3D on Windows, the installer returns the error message "Error [1311, 1335 or 2350]. Source file not found: [drive name]:\ Adobe Acrobat [version]\ Verify that the file exists and that you can access it." If you click Retry, the installer returns the error message "Cannot find the file Adobe Acrobat [version]\"
Solution Perform one or more of the following solutions:
Solution 1: Check the Acrobat CD-ROM.

Make sure that the CD-ROM from which you are installing is free of dirt and debris. If necessary, clean the CD-ROM with a soft, lint-free cloth.
Solution 2: Temporarily disable anti-virus software, and then install Acrobat.

For instructions, see the documentation for the anti-virus software or contact the manufacturer.
Solution 3: Extract the compressed installation files, and then install Acrobat.

  1. Right-click the folder and choose Extract All.
  2. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  3. To install Acrobat, double-click the Setup.exe file located in the folder that contains the extracted files.
Solution 4: Uninstall the CD-ROM drive and let Windows redetect it, and then install Acrobat.

  1. Right-click My Computer and choose Properties.
  2. Click the Hardware tab, and then click Device Manager.
  3. Expand the DVD/CD-ROM drives section.
  4. Right-click each device listed under DVD/CD-ROM drives and choose Uninstall. Click OK to confirm.
  5. Close Device Manager and restart the computer.
  6. After Windows redetects the DVD/CD-ROM drive(s), insert the Acrobat CD into the CD-ROM drive and install Acrobat.
Solution 5: Install Acrobat from the desktop.

  1. Insert the Acrobat CD into the CD-ROM drive.
  2. Copy the Acrobat folder from the Acrobat CD to the Desktop.
  3. Double-click setup.exe in the Acrobat folder on the Desktop, and then follow the on-screen instructions to complete installation.
Additional Information Errors 1311, 1335, and 2350 occur when the Acrobat installer is unable to access the necessary files from the CD-ROM drive. These same errors may also occur if antivirus software interferes with an installation or if the installation files are compressed.

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Jul 18, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 530s Desktop Computer...

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Adobe reader 8 speech not working

Well maybe that is just as well, Adobe has Reader 9 out now, type Adobe Reader 9 in your search window and they will download the new one for you free. Good Luck. Please rate if I helped.

Nov 01, 2008 | PC Desktops

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I have a Sony Vaio desktop with Windows Home Premium and my CD/DVD drive does not work anymore. There is an error message which says "Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware. The...

Your DVD/CD Drive laser reader head is not working as it will show this message when ever you insert a cd/dvd disc - Try to replace it with a new one even head assembly can be also replaced

Aug 12, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Adobe Acrobat 8 error 2711

Sounds menacing but it’s fairly easy to fix.
Heres how to fix it:
  1. Download msicuu2.exe (Windows Install Cleanup Utility) from Microsoft, or by clicking on the file name.
  2. Run msicuu2.exe
  3. You will then get a message asking if you wish to roll back the in progress installation. You do.
  4. Install Adobe Acrobat or Reader 8.

Adobe’s more intrusive way of fixing it:
  1. Click Start>Run, type in regedit then hit enter or press ok.
  2. Back up your registry (not actually mentioned by adobe but a good idea whenever you’re about to make changes to the registry)
  3. Look for Key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Inprogress
    and delete the key if it exists.
  4. Install Adobe Acrobat or Reader 8.

Mar 19, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Adobe Reader 8 error, the procedure entry point could not be located in the dll

when you unistall something you need to restart the computer each time. then reinstall it.

Mar 17, 2008 | PC Desktops

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