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Cd rom detect not detect data cd!

By Ryanxxl
Dec 23, 2006
  1. Hi everyone.

    I have formatted my hardisk and install window 98 SE but my cd rom doesn't detect data cd.

    NOTE: I have a dvd drive which work properly.

    Please, could someone help me......
     
  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,979   +362

    Did you install the motherboard drivers?
     
  3. Ryanxxl

    Ryanxxl TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 34

    Yeah. all the drivers!! I think that he problem is elsewhere!
     
  4. iss

    iss TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,994

    What Kind of CD? a regular CD-R or a CDRW? if it is a CDRW then the problem would occur if yuo do not have UDF reading software installed.
     
  5. Ryanxxl

    Ryanxxl TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 34

    It's a cd-r 52x. My dvd rw is functioning correctly, trouble only with the cd rom
     
  6. iss

    iss TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,994

    then the most likely problem is your CD rom has gone bad.
     
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