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CD rom appears as harddrive in windows

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by olryst, Jan 28, 2005.

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  1. olryst

    olryst Thread Starter

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    Hi, I have a laptop and when I look in my computer the cd drive appears as a hardrive and wont reconize cds put inside it. The cd drive appears correctly on the bios and the boot screen. can someone tell me whats wrong please.
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    Windows ME is installed.
     
  2. Skivvywaver

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    Try deleting it in device manager and reboot. It is very possible it will be redetected as a CDRom.
     
  3. olryst

    olryst Thread Starter

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    I looked in device manager and its displayed correctly as cd rom.
    I tried deleting it any way but it diden't help.
     
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