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Cd driver will not read copied data disk

I used the recovery disk to format my hard drive ......cd/dvd will play movies, copied movies and orginal cd's but will not read a cd copied data disk .....any suggestions ?

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    Tim Babcock May 11, 2010

    What operating system are you using?



  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    can be detect the hard disk but cannot read or format the hard disk

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Ok,Download software for recover your data from Memory Card, Phone, HDD or any other Storage Device ----
Download from the following link ------

http://www.dasofts.com/software/3675-recover-my-files-3.98-build-6218.html


Note- this software is works only with windows operating system so, connect your Memory Card, Phone, HDD or any other Storage Device to computer to recover data.



For any other help contact me.



Thanks


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For those who totally fed up with Vista and just want XP, or prefer a clean installation of OS has only this option to rely on. To downgrade to XP from Vista, you have to basically delete the whole hard disk that installed with Vista, and start anew with XP. Here’s a simple guide and procedures that you can try to follow to switch to XP. However, each system configuration is different, so you may have to adapt the steps to suit your own need.

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2. Find a Windows XP installation CD (should be pretty easy to find or else you can search in torrent sites such as Demonoid to download via BT network such as uTorrent and BitComet or search and download via ED2K network client such as eMule. You can also use Volume Licensing (VL) CD, retail (FPP) disc, or system builder hologram CD provided by Microsoft.
3. You will also need a XP product key even if you legally can downgrade from Vista Ultimate or Business edition. The Vista serial number won’t works with XP. (try to search for XP product key on web).
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The best way would be to load the Win Vista discs n format the pc...and reinstall...iam telling this because u have a tried the recovery disk as well....

I know most users will not have the Vista CD with you but the Vista Recovery Boot Cd is available free by Microsoft just google...

Download it burn the Image .iso and run that disc. Since that disc will not restore the OS all it does it lets u run diagnostics on ur HDD and allows u to install the OS. Once disk check is completed and repaired, proceed with the Recovery disks that you have.

thank you
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