It reads DVD without problems
but if I insert CD - system can't see that
tried 2 bios updates BX32 and B375 but it didn't helped
OS -Windows XP with SP2 but it isn't OS matter because System can't boot from bootable CD
Hardware is properly detected by bios
but when i insert bootable CD inside it doesn't detect it either
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If there is a small hole on the panel of your dvd drive push a straightened paper clip inside until you feel it press down this will open up the drive. If your computer came with a motherboard disk the drivers could be on it click start control panel administrative tools computer management device manager scroll down cd dvdrom drives if you see a yellow question or exclamation mark? ! or a red x right click you will need to update the driver or select properties general troubleshoot, select driver click to reinstall drivers click update driver You might have to physically unplug the leads for this cd/dvd restart your computer then plug them back this should activate the found new hardware wizard WARNING: Before you start troubleshooting remember that you are dealing with electricity that can KILL. http://www.kitchentablecomputers.com/static.php - rules Only work inside the computer case when the power has been switched off and disconnected. Never open the power source. Hope this helps.
rather disconnecting the dvd you could just uninstall your dvd drive then reinstall it after Click start control panel administration tools computer management device manager scroll down cd-dvd rom drives right click select uninstall or
During the boot process you will see on the screen to press a certain key to enter setup usually the Delete or the F2 key Press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS the using arrow key scroll down to advanced bios features press enter change your first boot device to usb,press escape then press f10 to save to cmos to restart or
im not sure i understand it sounds like its trying to boot from another device make sure there are no disks in your cd/dvd / usb drives
make sure your computer is set to boot from your hard
Restart you computer during the boot process you will see on the screen to press a certain key to enter setup usually the F2 or the Delete key
Press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS the navigate to advanced bios features using the arrows keys press enter change your first boot device toyour hard drive press escape then press f10 to save to cmos to restart
IDE-0 means Pri master IDE-1 means Pri slave IDE-2 means Sec master IDE-3 means Sec slave
or the operating system might not be detecting the hard drive make sure all power and data leads attached from motherboard to hard drive have secure dust free connections
make sure all leads that are attached to your cd/dvd have secure connections and are not faulty or just replace them they could be faulty ? you might have to physically unplug the cd/dvd drive restart your computer this should activate the found new hardware wizard Click start control panel administrive tools,computer management,device manager scroll down cd-dvd rom drives you might see a yellow question mark ? right click you will have options to update driver,roll back driver,or select properties general troubleshoot, select driver click to reinstall drivers click update driver or uninstall then reinstall if this does not fix the problem it might be a registry problem if you cant see your disk drive in windows explorer Close all open programs
Click on Start, Run, and typeregedit and press Enter Click on the plus signs (+) next to the following folders
This folder is the DVD/CD-ROM Drive Class Description in the registry. Look for any of the following names in the right hand column.
Lower Filters.bak If any of the above keys shown in step 4 are listed, right-click on them and choose Delete
After deleting the keys, close the registry editor Reboot your computer Open My Computer and check to see if your CD or DVD drives have returned. You may also want to open Device Manager and verify that the yellow exclamation and error code on the CD or DVD drive is gone.
Please remove the CMOS Battery from the Motherboard for 10-15 seconds and re-insert it.After that system BIOS will without password and default setting .configure system BIOS according to your requirement.
You can check your BIOS at startup. Right after the Beep press F2. sometimes it's a different key depending on the mobo. Change the boot order so your CD or DVD device is read before the hard drive. That way you can put in your linux boot disc, (or M$ Windoze)and boot from that disc. If there is an error there will be a series of beeps. Those different beeps mean different things, check your motherboard manual onlineif you don't have a manual to see what's not detecting. Either graphic card, memory, keyboard, etc. Hope this helps you out
Sometimes this can be even simpler. Put in your Windows CD and boot to safe mode command prompt and type fixmbr. This will repair your master boot record for your primary boot harddisk. Eject the windows CD and reboot and see if it fixes your problem.
Two things you can check. First, whenever you burn a DVD or CD you must be sure to "close" or "finalize" the disc. Often this is done automatically, but double-check to make sure. If the disc was left "open" so that more files could be added later then it will probably only play on the computer that burned it. Second, there are some DVD drives that just won't read every type of recordable disc. Ask your friend to burn a DVD-R instead of a DVD+R and try to play it on your computer. Or, check if his DVD+R recording plays OK on other computers. If so, your DVD drive may be faulty and need replacing. Good luck.
These are two different problems...
1. most likely you have loaded too many programmes in the startup...uninstall the unwanted programmes...and clean the registry by registry cleaner.... clean your c drive or the drive in which OS is loaded by system tool...disc cleanup (in accessories)
2. increase your RAM if you still want to use all the programmes you have loaded.
3. Use a cd rom cleaner disc to see it the rom stars reading...or else you will have to replace the CD Rom