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1800 that will not reg. disc. light on side just blinks, go to start tab and thru windows my computer, show a drive and c drive no d drive running 98

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Try refreshing your settings under Device Manager,make sure drive is enabled.

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CD-RW stands for CD re-writeable. This type of disc can be written on or "burned" multiple times. However, in order to burn music or data onto a CD-RW that already has something on it, you must first erase the current contents of the disc. No special software is needed to do this, as you can do it with the Windows Media Player program, which already comes installed on all computers with the Windows operating system. Regular CD-R discs cannot be erased or reused--the discs must be labeled as CD-RW.

Instructions
Step 1.
Click on the "Start" menu button in the lower left-hand corner of the screen. Select "Windows Media Player" from the pop-up menu.
Step 2.
Select the "Library" tab in the main Windows Media Player screen.
Step 3.
Insert the CD-RW that you want to erase in the CD-ROM drive. Close the "AutoPlay" window if it appears.
Step 4.
Right-click the CD-ROM drive in the "Navigation" pane on the left side of Windows Media Player. Select "Erase disc" from the drop-down menu. This will automatically erase the contents of the disc.

on Jul 17, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Cannot boot computer -acer aspire T180 097Z . At first a blue screen saying "error fatale" came; computer rebooted normally; next day on booting first says pressF12 as normal then blue screen...


First you will need a Windows Operating System Disc or Linux. I suggest Ubuntu witch you can get for free here at http://www.ubuntu.com/download.
Next insert the disc and reboot the computer.
The computer should boot from the Windows or Linux Disc
If it does not you may need to go into the BIOS by pressing your BIOS access key as soon as you turn the computer on. These are commonly the F12, F2 and F11 Keys.
If using windows wait for setup to load and the screen should look like this.
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Press the enter key.
Accept the windows XP licensing agreement by pressing F8
Choose what Hard Drive to install Windows XP on
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After this choose to format the Drive Using the NTFS (Quick) method.
Windows will now automatically install itself.
Follow the Prompts until you get to the Windows XP CD Key window.
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Insert your windows XP product key located on the CD box or case it came in.
Follow the rest of the prompts and Finish the Installation and you are ready to go.
There may be other drivers needed to complete installation of all of the hardware.
Here is the Driver page http://support.acer.com/us/en/product/default.aspx?tab=1&modelId=386
To install Ubuntu download and burn to a disc the 32 bit version.
Insert the disc and follow the onscreen prompts
Ubuntu will guide you through the setup. Ubuntu should work without any extra drivers.
Also Ubuntu does not need antivirus.
If you choose Ubuntu i suggest signing up at the forums for community support.
The forums are here http://ubuntuforums.org/
I hope my guide here is helpful.
Please Remember Windows XP is no longer sold in the store and be wary of online sellers as they may try to scam you.

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My computer no longer "sees"


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at end of this instruction set, see link to review more questions/answers,as your issue with CD/DVD ROM will vary .


This document applies to HP and Compaq desktop computers with Windows XP, Me, and 98. Use this document to make Windows and the CD writing software recognize the CD or DVD writer drive. Start at Step 1; do not skip to other sections until Step 1 has been completed. Step 1: Does Windows detect the CD or DVD drive? Use Device Manager to determine if Windows is recognizing the drive:
  1. In Windows XP, click Start , and right-click My Computer . In Windows 98 and Me, right-click the My Computer icon on the desktop.
  2. In Windows XP, select Properties , click the Hardware tab, and then click the Device Manager button. In Windows 98 and Me, select Properties , and click the Device Manager tab.
  3. Click the plus sign (+ ) next to DVD/CD-ROM Drives (or similar) category.
  4. Do the following depending on what is listed in the DVD/CD-ROM drives category:
    • If the CD or DVD drive name is missing , the drive is not being detected by Windows. Close Device Manager and skip to the section CD or DVD drive is not recognized by Windows .
    • If a drive name is shown but is disabled (icon is marked with a red X, c00877300.gif ), the drive has been disabled. Right-click the drive name and select Enable . You may have to restart the computer to complete the enabling process. The drive should work correctly once it has been enabled. NOTE: If the drive cannot be enabled, a required service or driver that the drive needs is not functioning or has been disabled. Click the plus sign next to IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers and troubleshoot any problems found according to any error codes in Device Manager. Resetting the BIOS may also resolve this problem.
    • If a drive name is shown but contains an alert icon (an icon marked with an alert symbol, c00877301.gif ), then use the section Using Device Manager error codes to troubleshoot the problem. You may also use the next section Disc burning software does not recognize the original drive to reset the drive configuration.
    • If the CD or DVD drive is listed as normal but your disc burning software does not recognize the drive, Device Manager shows no special icons c00877302.gif . Windows is detecting the drive but the writing software does not. Leave Device Manager open and continue with the next section Disc burning software does not recognize the original drive .


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How do i check disc on compaq computer


To check disc while still in windows, click on computer, right click on the "C" drive, Scroll down to properties, click on the "Tools" tab, click on the check disc button, make sure to check the box to automatically fix errors. Since the disc is in use, the program may ask you to force a dismount of the drive, hit ok and continue the scan. It may also ask you to schedule a disc scan when the system reboots, choose yes and reboot. The system will scan the disc and repair any issues.

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Backup disc problem


Go to Symantec.com and download Norton Ghost. That program will backup your whole hard drive for you onto Cds.

The disk creator program isn't used anymore since Windows XP was released.

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My dvd drive is not being seen, computer states software problem code 19. HELP


Hi Samholden,

If I understand correctly you are not able to find your DVD/CD drive listed under the "My computer"(computer in Vista)

When You try to use the Disc on the Drive,the Error"code 19" Pop's up.

Is the Light indicatng the Power to the Drive showing On.
If Yes Please Follow this solution For XP (operating system)

Click Start,
Right Click My Computer.
Click Properties.
(you should have got the system properties window Open)
Click Hardware TAB
Click Device manager Button

Look through the list to find the DVD drive (icon)
if you Find it and see a "+" sign Click it to make it "-"
then Observe the sub menu that appearce, (Reply to us if there were any of the alert Icons along with the ICON)

Right Click the sub-menu and Click uninstall.
then Restart the computer again.

please ask if you find ay Difficulties.
Thank you

Jul 17, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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CD Burning gets stuck


Try this: : Decreasing the burn speed If the drive is not recognizing the disc at all, skip to Step 4. Decrease the CD writer's burn speed by half to increase the likelihood of a successful burn. Decreasing the burn speed is a quick, easy way of increasing successful disc burning sessions, at the expense of taking more time to create a disc. The following steps are for Windows XP only. For Windows 98 and Me, decrease the write speed from within the software that you are using to write discs (RecordNow, Easy CD Creator)
  1. Click Start , and then My Computer .
  2. Right-click the drive icon, and select Properties .
  3. Select the Recording tab and reduce the Current Write Speed by half (for example, from 16x to 8x).
  4. Click OK and close the My Computer window. Try burning a CD. If the drive fails to create the CD, go to the next step.
Step 4: Setting up disc recording in Windows XP If the computer does not have Windows XP, skip to Step 6. If you are using Windows XP, use the following steps to ensure that native burning is enabled:
  1. Place a blank disc into the drive. NOTE: If the error <drive letter> is not accessible. Incorrect function. " opens, close it and continue using these steps to correct this problem.
  2. Click Start , and then My Computer .
  3. Right-click the writable drive icon, and select Properties .
  4. If a Recording tab is shown, select the Recording tab, select Enable CD recording on this drive , and then click OK . Try burning a disc again. Continue to the next Step if you are unable to burn a disc. If a recording tab is not shown, continue using these steps. Figure 2: Enable CD recording on this drive c00368150.gif
  5. Look for a Recording tab: If the Recording tab is not shown, Windows XP has not detected the drive as a recordable device. Use the following sub steps to enable the Recording tab:
    1. Click Start , Run , and type regedit in the Open field.
    2. Backup the registry: Select My Computer from the list, click File , Export , type a name that you will remember, and click Save .
    3. Click OK , and browse to the following registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\CD Burning\Drives
    4. Click the Volume key that matches the CD/DVD drive that is capable of writing discs. If only one drive is installed, one volume key is listed. If you have more than one drive, examine the data values (by double-clicking them in the right pane) to find the correct drive.
    5. With the volume key selected in the left pane, double-click the Drive Type value in the right-pane. Figure 3: Drive Type registry value (CDRW) c01367502.jpg
    6. Type the number 1 in the Value Data field if the drive is capable of recording to CDRW discs (including CD-R discs). Type a 2 if the drive cannot write to CDRW discs but can burn CD-R discs. NOTE: A value of 3 indicates that the drive is only capable of reading discs. Changing this value to a 1 or 2 enables Windows to view the drive as a recordable drive.
    7. Click OK , and close Registry Editor.

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Windows includes a feature called Active Desktop. One of the symptoms of Active Desktop is that it can hide all your desktop icons. To disable active desktop, right-click on the desktop, choose Properties, go to the Web tab, and uncheck "Show Web Content on My Active Desktop".

If that does not work right away, try rebooting the PC after making the above changes..

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