CD rom drive keeps trying to read

By bluemani
May 28, 2008
  1. recently my cd rom drive keeps trying to read with nothing in the drive, like i would be on the internet and every 10 seconds it would try read the cd rom, i'm not sure what i have done, can anyone help?
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    Could be one of two possibilities:

    1. Faulty drive

    2. Registry Tracks pointing to the drive

    Download and run CCleaner
    then run
    select "Run Cleaner" (note: Internet Explorer must be closed)

    Also inside the same program, on the left hand side is "Registry" -> Scan for issues"
  3. bluemani

    bluemani TS Rookie Topic Starter


    think that may have worked, it dont seem to be doing it as much, thanks,
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