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I did find http://support.microsoft.com/kb/103000 entitled ?CurrentControlSet\Services Subkey Entries? am i correct ???? You can change this preference below. Any thoughts on the matter would be greatly appreciated. http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00365278

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I did numerous searches of the Windows KB and various forums. Jim_16 4 posts since Jan 2017 Newbie Member More Recommended Articles About Us Contact Us Donate Advertising Vendor Program Terms of Service API Newsletter Archive Community Forums Recent Articles Recommended Articles We just got a new computer, but would like to fix it. I installed a new drive and with the drive I installed the software that came with it, one application being Nero7.

i see what you mean ok, how about if i install say windows millenium first and then upgrade it to windows XP by using my "windows xp home edition-upgrade" CD ? Remind me later Review A privacy reminder from YouTube, a Google company Skip navigation GBSign inSearch Loading... up it recognises the drive no problem but yet again when i insert any CD it doesn't recognise, even when you click on the drive in Windows Explorer there is nothing Dvd Drive Not Reading Discs Windows 10 and rebooted ?

If the CD or DVD drive is listed, continue using these steps to troubleshoot. HP and Compaq Desktop PCs - Drive Cannot Read Discs (Windows XP, ME, and 98) This document applies to HP and Compaq Desktop computers with Windows XP, Me, and 98. It is an AMD Athlon 64 X2 4400+. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/xp-setup-could-not-read-the-cd-you-inserted.863807/ Do not try to skip ahead without reading the steps.

Step 8: Using hardware diagnostic software to test the drive If the drive still cannot read the disc, use hardware diagnostic software to help determine if the drive has failed. Cd Drive Not Working Windows 7 You may need to change the boot order in the system BIOS so the CD boots before the hard drive. My problem was not fixed. Do Unto Others Before They Have A Chance To Do Unto You.

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What should i do.. learn this here now HandyAndy5535 16:48 27 Jun 12 Hi, Tried changing to PIO but that didn't work either, neither did sfc :( think i'm going to have to give up, it's so frustrating why Windows Xp Cd Drive Not Reading MockingBirdGaming 157,136 views 2:47 setup CMOS to boot up CD drive - Duration: 3:16. Cd Drive Not Reading Disc Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc.

Sign in to report inappropriate content. read the full info here Windows XP Home on a Dimension 2400. Hope this tip helped you, I will post back with an update shortly as I am using my other disc (a +RW) in another drive.. Poolarity 706,402 views 9:49 How to Downgrade to Windows XP - Duration: 5:47. Dvd Drive Fixer

PC_HelpMe 18:40 13 Oct 12 I have another disc which says "application & support cd". Use the disc in another CD or DVD drive using different software players (if possible). Any help would greatly be appreciated. http://magicnewspaper.com/drive-not/windows-explorer-won-t-read-a-drive.html If it does not, go to the next step.

Those discs are fine! Nothing wrong with Windows or the hardware. I don't have any idea how old the burner is it came with the PC and I got that second hand.

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like the deleting Upper and Lower Filters, Uninstalling and reinstalling drivers and the drives, uninstalling and reinstalling Nero, trying Nero 9 Trial Version, trying other CD burning software (trials or free), HP Pavilion 512n [Rescued from a pile of trash on the side of the road] 128 MB SDRAM, 60 GB Hard Drive, Windows XP, Home Edition, SP3, COMODO Anti Vitus and Back to top #5 Wendy K. If by some chance you have lower writing cd's I suggest you try a lower speed to copy.

Do Unto Others Before They Have A Chance To Do Unto You. The clicking noise is a failing to read section of the hard drive CHKDSK will attempt to repair the corrupted section and may recover the windows system file. To continue, Setup needs to verify that you qualify to use this upgrade product. http://magicnewspaper.com/drive-not/solved-unable-to-read-windows-7-disc.html But>> If you do not have much experience, a clean install CAN leave you "stranded" with no way to find or download drivers for things like your Network adapter (which allows

It is vital that you do not install, uninstall, delete, change registry or make other changes to your computer while you are being helped in the HJT forum as this makes Setup will continue as if it were doing a clean install, but your applications and settings will remain intact.