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I can't burn cds. everytime I try to burn a cd it says your cd rom is not detected.

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Thats a simple trouble the CD room is not detected by your system shutdown you pc and try to reconnect IDE cables of your cd room if it has the same problem again change the IDE cable of your system this 100% sure that you can fix your computer....

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