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Unable to access the CD-ROM drive or floppy disk

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  1. pitch76

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    Unable to access the CD-ROM drive or floppy disk in XP after booting, but if you place cd in before booting it works fine any ideas??
     
  2. ratchet

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    Welcome to TSG.

    Anything in Device Manager under floppy/ide controllers?
     
  3. pitch76

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    yes, the primary and secondary controllers are there along with the floppy controller. I reinstalled with new drivers and no change.
     
  4. ratchet

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    What type of computer are you having the problem with? Mother Board make and model#? What operating system?
     
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    generic system, MB is an Soyo Dragon plus 2 (sy-pa4i865pe) running XP pro
     
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