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CD inserted nothing happens

By macklessdaddy
Jan 25, 2009
  1. When I insert anything in my 1 of my disk drives,nothing happens.I can put in a cd and open wmp to rip it and it shows nothing or when I go to my computer it shows no icon like it used to show,any help I get would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. JellyBrain

    JellyBrain TS Rookie Posts: 21

    Dumb advice, but double-check if your cd drive is properly connected :)
     
  3. macklessdaddy

    macklessdaddy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 64

    it is
     
  4. LookinAround

    LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491   +183

    Can be the result of moving/changing some other application which uses the CD drive.

    In any case, Download and run CDGONE. This often (not always) solves the problem. post back to let us know
     
  5. macklessdaddy

    macklessdaddy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 64

    Ran it,didn't work.can anybody tell me what my settings should be when I go to the properties of the drive then autoplay,what settings should autoplay be on example music files or music cd or dvd or mixed files,maybe that is set wrong?
     
  6. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Try installing another optical drive...
     
  7. macklessdaddy

    macklessdaddy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 64

    this is happening for both drives so I know it's not a drive issue,but after running that program the icons show up but they still wont autorun
     
  8. LookinAround

    LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491   +183

    oh. you should have indicated that before!

    All you need do now (if XP) is run tweakui then setup the autorun settings
     
  9. macklessdaddy

    macklessdaddy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 64

    installed it but I don't see any autorun settings in the properties,am I doing something wrong?
     
  10. LookinAround

    LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491   +183

    expand My Computer -> Autoplay then
    - Drives
    - Types
    - Handlers

    per your choice
     
  11. macklessdaddy

    macklessdaddy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 64

    I'm using xp and I don't see it as drives types etc
     
  12. LookinAround

    LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491   +183

    See attached pic.

    You seeing that? and it shows version 2.10.0.0 just above the buttons? And see Autoplay on the left middle of the window?
     
  13. macklessdaddy

    macklessdaddy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 64

    I must be doing something wrong,I can only right click and go to properties,if I try to open it up regularly it just asks me do I want to run it and I click run and it just goes back to its original state
     
  14. LookinAround

    LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491   +183

  15. macklessdaddy

    macklessdaddy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 64

    I have tweakui but everytime I doubleclick it ,it asks me do I want to run or save,it won't open
     
  16. macklessdaddy

    macklessdaddy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 64

    Ok i had to go to start run yada yada,playing with it now
     
  17. macklessdaddy

    macklessdaddy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 64

    Nothing is working
     
  18. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Have you checked for virus or other malware infections?
     
  19. macklessdaddy

    macklessdaddy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 64

    yes
     
  20. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Wow! ...a man of few words ;) You don't have to quote every reply. It is better if you just reserve quoting for posts separated by 2 or 3 replies

    What are your complete system specs and what antivirus/antispyware programs are you using?
     
  21. macklessdaddy

    macklessdaddy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 64

    Sorry about that but I suck at typing so I keep it short.

    Running a 4 year old emachines
    2800 athalon with 2 gigs of pc2700
    and a 9600xt

    Kaspersky
    Ccleaner

    I also quote people so i can remember their reply lawl

    anything else you need ,let me know.
     
  22. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Alright macklessdaddy, thanks for not quoting this time. The post appear right next to each other so there is no need to quote every reply. Old eMachines huh... This could be caused by a failing or weak power supply. Can you swap out the power supply?
     
  23. macklessdaddy

    macklessdaddy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 64

    Funny you say that as the power supply seems to be acting up lately but how and why would that have any effect on the autorunning of the drives.
     
  24. macklessdaddy

    macklessdaddy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 64

    I personally think something is missing from the registry.
     
  25. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Try replacing the power supply first... The auto detect problem is just a symtom of impending danger or catastrophic failure of the computer. This is an eMachines afterall
     
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