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First verify the CD rom is correctly installed in your computer, access "Start" - "Control Panel" after "System" then "Hardware" after "Devices Manager" in list localize CD-ROM and see your drive, if not in list, your drive is incorrectly installed or damage has occured, verify the data and power cable has plugged, if the cable is ok, try buy a new cable or change the "slave/master" in mother board.

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  1. Press "inward" gently against the CD drive cover, if there is no eject button on it or next to it on the body of the computer.
  2. The drive should pop open and allow you to remove the CD.
  3. Failing that, click open the computer icon. The CD drive should be one of the drives showing in the window.
  4. Right click, using your mouse, on the CD drive icon.
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1. Open the Computer window on your PC: Either double-click the Computer icon on the desktop, or open the Start menu and choose Computer.

2. Click the DVD drive icon: Clicking the icon selects that drive.

3. Right click on it and choose 'Eject' from the drop-down list.

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Hi Papawgram,

Please provide more informaation:

What Windows version are you using?
When you insert the CD and close the CD drive, does it make any noises and please describe?
Do you have this problem with all Games or CDs when inserting them into the CD Drive r is it just this one?
When you follow the steps below what happens?

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* The Volume icon is not displayed in the notification area at the far right of the taskbar.
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Therefore, you cannot start the Volume Control program and cannot adjust the volume and sound level settings of your computer.

There are two possible causes of this problem:

* The Volume icon has not been added to the notification area of your computer. (The Volume icon is not displayed automatically when you first install Windows XP.)
* The Sndvol32.exe file is damaged or missing.

Solution:

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To add the Volume icon to the notification area of your computer, follow these steps:

1. Click Start, and then click Run.
2. Copy and paste or type the following command in the Open box, and then click OK:
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To extract a copy of the Sndvol32.exe file from the Windows XP CD and save it on your computer’s hard disk, follow these steps:

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