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Having Problems Loading a CD ?

By hxblitz
Feb 22, 2008
  1. If you are having problems loading any Disc on your Computer do the following:

    How to Load a Disc if it dosnt auto play itself.
    (Hint) Be sure the Disc is inside the computer Before u do the following!
    1) Open Start Menu
    2) Go to My Computer
    3) Right Click DVD Drive (D: )
    4) Click Properties
    5) Go to Hardware
    6) Under the category Type, Highlight (Left Click) the one with the name DVD/CD-ROM
    7) Then Choose Properties under the Device Properties Title
    8) Go to the Columes Tab
    9) Click Populate, then click OK
    10) Exit out of all the windows and repeat steps 1-2
    11) Now you should be able to go onto the Disc by Double clicking the DVD Drive (D: )
    12) Enjoy!

    All of these steps I personal wrote and tested and they work. I hope this works for anyone who is having Disc Problems, Thanks Hxblitz.
     
  2. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 10,716   +6

    Works fine for normal drive, but is not so helpful if the laser is burned out in the optical drive, or if the drive belt has slipped off, or if the drive wheel has flat-spotted, or if the disc is dirty or scratched.
     
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