Insert CD-R, Instant Restart!

By fishingidiot
Mar 2, 2005
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  1. Recently, i have found that my computer restarts when i insert a CD-R into my TDK 52 speed burner. This just recently came about, and I don't know how to fix it! I need some music CD's! :confused:
  2. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff Newcomer, in training Posts: 8,165

    What is ON those CD-Rs? Are they bootable CDs? Maybe you can switch off the 'autorun' function?
  3. fishingidiot

    fishingidiot Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 16

    Blank!

    These CD-Rs are just blank ones right off of the spindle. What else should i check? Do you need any system specs?
    Thx, LC
  4. knuckleball

    knuckleball Newcomer, in training Posts: 88

    try uninstalling your ide drivers from device manager, then rebooting. it should find automatically your ide drivers and your cd/dvd drives again from default.
  5. fishingidiot

    fishingidiot Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 16

    worse!

    I went into device manager and uninstalled the driver. I restarted my computer and when i got to the point where i log onto my computer, it works for about 5 seconds, and then restarts. I disabled it in BIOS, that didnt work. My computer only works now if the drive is not hooked up to the motherboard. Anything else? :hotbounce
    -LC
  6. knuckleball

    knuckleball Newcomer, in training Posts: 88

    what driver did you uninstall. the driver for the drive itself or the ide channel driver. if you uninstall the ide drivers, reboot windows will normally automatically see them and reinstall.
  7. fishingidiot

    fishingidiot Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 16

    Burner Driver

    I clicked on the "CD/DVD driver" tab, and then right clicked my burner, and clicked "Uninstall driver." I just uninstalled the driver for the CD drive.
  8. knuckleball

    knuckleball Newcomer, in training Posts: 88

    cd drives are controlled by the ide connections. in device manager there is a setting ide/atapi/etc. those are the drivers i was talking about. you may try disconnecting your cd drive, booting, uninstalling ide channels, rebooting. they "should" reinstall automatically via windows. then try hooking back up your cd drive.
  9. fishingidiot

    fishingidiot Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 16

    Which one?

    I take it i should be uninstalling my secondary IDE driver, right?
  10. knuckleball

    knuckleball Newcomer, in training Posts: 88

    i had a similar issue and i uninstalled all 3 listings in there. when i got them reinstalled, they were listed different and my issues were gone.
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