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CD rom can't read CD XP

When i reinstalling my window XP 2,cd rom can't read installation cd,the installation process already formated drive c,and when the computer restart and it can't continue the installation process ,and a massage appears:
"please insert the Cd labeled Window.........into your CD rom drive (F:) and then click OK",while that the cd already in cd rom,and next message appears,
:" the file asms on window xp professional.............is needed",maybe cd rom is the problem,because i can hear cd rom stop when the massage appears. what do you think?

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  • spazzman55 Aug 08, 2008

    How do I get my xp cd rom disks to install & run? I put them in & nothing happens. No prompt for installation. I have emachine T5274 Glass

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TAKE THE CD-ROM DRIVE OUT AND REBOOT THE SYSTEM. WHEN THE SYSTEM ARRIVES AT THE GUI SCREEN, GO TO SETTINGS FROM THE START MENU, MAKE SURE THAT IT HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM THE SYSTEM DEVICE MANAGER OR AT LEASE DISABLED. REBOOT SYSTEM AGAIN. CHECK MY COMPUTER ICON TO SEE IF IT IS MISSING. IF IT IS GOOD. NEXT PHYSICALLY REINSTALL THE DEVICE AS THOUGH IT IS A NEW DEVICE. REBOOT THE SYSTEM LET THE OPERATING SYSTEM DETECT THE DEVICE AND INSTALL THE SOFTWARE FOR IT. GO BACK TO MY COMPUTER AND SEE IF IT IS BACK IN THE CONFIGURATION. IF IT IS GOOD. OPEN CD ROM DRIVE PLACE THE DISK YOU ARE TRYING TO READ AND SEE IF IT DOES. IF IT DOES GOOD IF IT DOESN'T THEN YOU CD ROM IS BAD AND YOU NEED TO REPLACE IT.

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Yes i think the cd rom is the problem ,use external cd drive for the re installation or you can use a flash disc

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