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Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by vmontalvo, Apr 26, 2004.

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  1. vmontalvo

    vmontalvo Thread Starter

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    Hello all! My cdrom keeps going in and out. Sometimes when I place a cd in it pops out without my commanding it to. How can I stop this, can anyone advice me. : :(
     
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    Go to http://housecall.trendmicro.com or http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan/com/activescan_principal.htm and click the Scan Now link to run a free on-line virus scan.

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    Test to see if the CD-ROM is bad as well:

    Boot into Safe Mode - (tap F8 twice per second during a restart; Choose option number three (3) in the Windows Startup dialog box using the arrow keys below the Delete key, and strike the Enter key; Click Ok when prompted);

    Right click My Computer; Point to Properties; Click the Device Manager tab; Click the plus sign beside CDROM; Highlight each device inside CDROM, each in turn, and click the Add/Remove button until no main CDROM entry is present.

    Repeat with each device below that, Display Adapters etc. (see exceptions below), removing all duplicate entries inside a main heading. If duplicates are present, remove all those Duplicate Entries Only, inside a main heading.

    Do Not bother Hard Disk Controllers, System Devices, and USB controllers.

    Restart via the Start button and Windows will redetect, refresh and only replace those devices needed. There is no use for 2 keyboards, CDROM etc. as those duplicates cause some of the errors you describe.
     
  3. vmontalvo

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    Thank you I will try it and let you know if it worked. I truly appreciate it.
     
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