Cdrom not found?

By fango
Dec 28, 2007
  1. .. some weird thing happened when use hirens boot cd:

    oakcdrom.sys loading failed
    apigd.sys loading failed
    vide-cdd.sys loading failed
    1394CD.sys loading failed
    apicd.sys loading ... freeze

    driver not loaded. cdrom not found

    .. windows xp recognize both dvd/rw's and they working just fine, but not in boot mode, need help, please! .. however, I try to change/disconnect one by one dvd/rw's, change master/slave, change IDE cable, use hirens version 8.6 and 9.3 ...

    .. any advice?, please!

    MBO: Asus P5K-VM
    CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E6750
    DVD/RW Pioneer 112 (PATA)
    DVD/RW Optiarc (PATA)
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Go to and download and create a Windows 98 OEM floppy creator. Try booting with this floppy and see if your CD's are detected
  3. fango

    fango TS Rookie Topic Starter


    .. hmm, I dont have a floopy on my computer anymore, could i use usb instead?
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    If you can boot from a USB or CD drive, this would work
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