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July 25, 2004 12:58:25 AM

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On Asus P4GE-V with w2k OS, a Lite On cd r/w just stopped showing up.
It was the only drive on the secondary IDE connector. I put the drive in an
other puter and it shows fine. In my Asus, it ejects and has power. I
replaced
ribbon cable with known good and tried changing jumper from cs to master.
I of course uninstalled the drivers from Device Mgr, but as soon as the
computer
turns on it rebuilds the driver to no avail. The drive doesn't show in the
BIOS
either so it is unusable to boot from.
I have done several virus scans with no show of problems.
What else can I try?
TIA


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July 25, 2004 12:58:26 AM

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'IDE set to auto detect?

have you tried resetting the cmos?


"Jenny" <bry333@bellsouth.net> wrote in message
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> On Asus P4GE-V with w2k OS, a Lite On cd r/w just stopped showing
up.
> It was the only drive on the secondary IDE connector. I put the
drive in an
> other puter and it shows fine. In my Asus, it ejects and has power.
I
> replaced
> ribbon cable with known good and tried changing jumper from cs to
master.
> I of course uninstalled the drivers from Device Mgr, but as soon as
the
> computer
> turns on it rebuilds the driver to no avail. The drive doesn't show
in the
> BIOS
> either so it is unusable to boot from.
> I have done several virus scans with no show of problems.
> What else can I try?
> TIA
>
>
> ---
> Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free.
> Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com).
> Version: 6.0.726 / Virus Database: 481 - Release Date: 7/22/2004
>
>
July 25, 2004 2:16:20 AM

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see if it runs on the primary ide as a slave drive

"Jenny" <bry333@bellsouth.net> wrote in message
news:KADMc.32029$Yw3.31586@bignews3.bellsouth.net...
On Asus P4GE-V with w2k OS, a Lite On cd r/w just stopped showing up.
It was the only drive on the secondary IDE connector. I put the drive in an
other puter and it shows fine. In my Asus, it ejects and has power. I
replaced
ribbon cable with known good and tried changing jumper from cs to master.
I of course uninstalled the drivers from Device Mgr, but as soon as the
computer
turns on it rebuilds the driver to no avail. The drive doesn't show in the
BIOS
either so it is unusable to boot from.
I have done several virus scans with no show of problems.
What else can I try?
TIA


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July 25, 2004 2:37:36 AM

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That's a good idea. I currently have two harddrives on the primary but I
can
rearrange things and that is the next easiest step I guess. Thanks for the
idea.


"Andrew" <Andrew@aserversomewhere.calm> wrote in message
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> see if it runs on the primary ide as a slave drive
>
> "Jenny" <bry333@bellsouth.net> wrote in message
> news:KADMc.32029$Yw3.31586@bignews3.bellsouth.net...
> On Asus P4GE-V with w2k OS, a Lite On cd r/w just stopped showing up.
> It was the only drive on the secondary IDE connector. I put the drive in
an
> other puter and it shows fine. In my Asus, it ejects and has power. I
> replaced
> ribbon cable with known good and tried changing jumper from cs to master.
> I of course uninstalled the drivers from Device Mgr, but as soon as the
> computer
> turns on it rebuilds the driver to no avail. The drive doesn't show in
the
> BIOS
> either so it is unusable to boot from.
> I have done several virus scans with no show of problems.
> What else can I try?
> TIA
>
>
> ---
> Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free.
> Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com).
> Version: 6.0.726 / Virus Database: 481 - Release Date: 7/22/2004
>
>
>


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July 25, 2004 2:37:37 AM

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On Sat, 24 Jul 2004 22:37:36 -0400, "Jenny" <bry333@bellsouth.net>
wrote:
<Begin Snip>
>That's a good idea. I currently have two harddrives on the primary but I
>can
>rearrange things and that is the next easiest step I guess. Thanks for the
>idea.
>
<End Snip>

This is just a thought, but, I wonder if your Secondary IDE went out?
I know the chances of this happening should be somewhere between slim
and none, but, anything "could" happen. The only reason I am thinking
this is because you said that the drive isn't even recognized in the
BIOS. If it isn't recognized in the MB Bios, that could spell
trouble.

I guess we shall see after you rearrange things in the machine.
July 25, 2004 3:13:18 AM

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It doesn't show as slave on primary - and yet it does show and work in
another computer.


"Andrew" <Andrew@aserversomewhere.calm> wrote in message
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> see if it runs on the primary ide as a slave drive
>
> "Jenny" <bry333@bellsouth.net> wrote in message
> news:KADMc.32029$Yw3.31586@bignews3.bellsouth.net...
> On Asus P4GE-V with w2k OS, a Lite On cd r/w just stopped showing up.
> It was the only drive on the secondary IDE connector. I put the drive in
an
> other puter and it shows fine. In my Asus, it ejects and has power. I
> replaced
> ribbon cable with known good and tried changing jumper from cs to master.
> I of course uninstalled the drivers from Device Mgr, but as soon as the
> computer
> turns on it rebuilds the driver to no avail. The drive doesn't show in
the
> BIOS
> either so it is unusable to boot from.
> I have done several virus scans with no show of problems.
> What else can I try?
> TIA
>
>
> ---
> Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free.
> Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com).
> Version: 6.0.726 / Virus Database: 481 - Release Date: 7/22/2004
>
>
>


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July 25, 2004 3:14:40 AM

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IDE is set to auto detect. Remember, it was working yesterday and today it
is not.
I haven't tried resetting the cmos. How do I do that??
Thanks JAD!


"JAD" <Kapasitor@coldmail.com> wrote in message
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> 'IDE set to auto detect?
>
> have you tried resetting the cmos?
>
>
> "Jenny" <bry333@bellsouth.net> wrote in message
> news:KADMc.32029$Yw3.31586@bignews3.bellsouth.net...
> > On Asus P4GE-V with w2k OS, a Lite On cd r/w just stopped showing
> up.
> > It was the only drive on the secondary IDE connector. I put the
> drive in an
> > other puter and it shows fine. In my Asus, it ejects and has power.
> I
> > replaced
> > ribbon cable with known good and tried changing jumper from cs to
> master.
> > I of course uninstalled the drivers from Device Mgr, but as soon as
> the
> > computer
> > turns on it rebuilds the driver to no avail. The drive doesn't show
> in the
> > BIOS
> > either so it is unusable to boot from.
> > I have done several virus scans with no show of problems.
> > What else can I try?
> > TIA
> >
> >
> > ---
> > Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free.
> > Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com).
> > Version: 6.0.726 / Virus Database: 481 - Release Date: 7/22/2004
> >
> >
>
>


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July 25, 2004 3:27:48 AM

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My next thought is,,
See how much you can get for it on Ebay <s>


"Jenny" <bry333@bellsouth.net> wrote in message
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It doesn't show as slave on primary - and yet it does show and work in
another computer.


"Andrew" <Andrew@aserversomewhere.calm> wrote in message
news:410318a6$0$40568$c3e8da3@news.astraweb.com...
> see if it runs on the primary ide as a slave drive
>
> "Jenny" <bry333@bellsouth.net> wrote in message
> news:KADMc.32029$Yw3.31586@bignews3.bellsouth.net...
> On Asus P4GE-V with w2k OS, a Lite On cd r/w just stopped showing up.
> It was the only drive on the secondary IDE connector. I put the drive in
an
> other puter and it shows fine. In my Asus, it ejects and has power. I
> replaced
> ribbon cable with known good and tried changing jumper from cs to master.
> I of course uninstalled the drivers from Device Mgr, but as soon as the
> computer
> turns on it rebuilds the driver to no avail. The drive doesn't show in
the
> BIOS
> either so it is unusable to boot from.
> I have done several virus scans with no show of problems.
> What else can I try?
> TIA
>
>
> ---
> Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free.
> Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com).
> Version: 6.0.726 / Virus Database: 481 - Release Date: 7/22/2004
>
>
>


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July 25, 2004 3:36:30 AM

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Correction. It still doesn't show in My Computer but it now shows in the
BIOS. I even
used the OS boot cd to boot and do a fast repair, but still no luck. Now
what??
Thanks to all for your help!!!!


"Jenny" <bry333@bellsouth.net> wrote in message
news:qAFMc.23402$yF.8139@bignews2.bellsouth.net...
> IDE is set to auto detect. Remember, it was working yesterday and today
it
> is not.
> I haven't tried resetting the cmos. How do I do that??
> Thanks JAD!
>
>
> "JAD" <Kapasitor@coldmail.com> wrote in message
> news:10g6800999q0i6b@corp.supernews.com...
> > 'IDE set to auto detect?
> >
> > have you tried resetting the cmos?
> >
> >
> > "Jenny" <bry333@bellsouth.net> wrote in message
> > news:KADMc.32029$Yw3.31586@bignews3.bellsouth.net...
> > > On Asus P4GE-V with w2k OS, a Lite On cd r/w just stopped showing
> > up.
> > > It was the only drive on the secondary IDE connector. I put the
> > drive in an
> > > other puter and it shows fine. In my Asus, it ejects and has power.
> > I
> > > replaced
> > > ribbon cable with known good and tried changing jumper from cs to
> > master.
> > > I of course uninstalled the drivers from Device Mgr, but as soon as
> > the
> > > computer
> > > turns on it rebuilds the driver to no avail. The drive doesn't show
> > in the
> > > BIOS
> > > either so it is unusable to boot from.
> > > I have done several virus scans with no show of problems.
> > > What else can I try?
> > > TIA
> > >
> > >
> > > ---
> > > Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free.
> > > Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com).
> > > Version: 6.0.726 / Virus Database: 481 - Release Date: 7/22/2004
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
>
>
> ---
> Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free.
> Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com).
> Version: 6.0.726 / Virus Database: 481 - Release Date: 7/22/2004
>
>


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July 25, 2004 3:38:06 AM

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I haven't tested my other harddrive on the secondary yet to see if it shows.
But it is now
late and I have to get up very early. So I will make that test tomorrow.
I'll let you know.
Obviously, that will tell us if the secondary IDE is working.

"Andrew" <Andrew@aserversomewhere.calm> wrote in message
news:41032957$0$40573$c3e8da3@news.astraweb.com...
> My next thought is,,
> See how much you can get for it on Ebay <s>
>
>
> "Jenny" <bry333@bellsouth.net> wrote in message
> news:8zFMc.23401$yF.926@bignews2.bellsouth.net...
> It doesn't show as slave on primary - and yet it does show and work in
> another computer.
>
>
> "Andrew" <Andrew@aserversomewhere.calm> wrote in message
> news:410318a6$0$40568$c3e8da3@news.astraweb.com...
> > see if it runs on the primary ide as a slave drive
> >
> > "Jenny" <bry333@bellsouth.net> wrote in message
> > news:KADMc.32029$Yw3.31586@bignews3.bellsouth.net...
> > On Asus P4GE-V with w2k OS, a Lite On cd r/w just stopped showing up.
> > It was the only drive on the secondary IDE connector. I put the drive
in
> an
> > other puter and it shows fine. In my Asus, it ejects and has power. I
> > replaced
> > ribbon cable with known good and tried changing jumper from cs to
master.
> > I of course uninstalled the drivers from Device Mgr, but as soon as the
> > computer
> > turns on it rebuilds the driver to no avail. The drive doesn't show in
> the
> > BIOS
> > either so it is unusable to boot from.
> > I have done several virus scans with no show of problems.
> > What else can I try?
> > TIA
> >
> >
> > ---
> > Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free.
> > Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com).
> > Version: 6.0.726 / Virus Database: 481 - Release Date: 7/22/2004
> >
> >
> >
>
>
> ---
> Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free.
> Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com).
> Version: 6.0.726 / Virus Database: 481 - Release Date: 7/22/2004
>
>
>


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Anonymous
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July 25, 2004 9:13:50 AM

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Try TweakUI
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/powertoys/... it
can make drives appear and disappear in windows.


"Jenny" <bry333@bellsouth.net> wrote in message
news:XUFMc.33299$Yw3.12836@bignews3.bellsouth.net...
> Correction. It still doesn't show in My Computer but it now shows in the
> BIOS. I even
> used the OS boot cd to boot and do a fast repair, but still no luck. Now
> what??
> Thanks to all for your help!!!!
>
>
> "Jenny" <bry333@bellsouth.net> wrote in message
> news:qAFMc.23402$yF.8139@bignews2.bellsouth.net...
> > IDE is set to auto detect. Remember, it was working yesterday and today
> it
> > is not.
> > I haven't tried resetting the cmos. How do I do that??
> > Thanks JAD!
> >
> >
> > "JAD" <Kapasitor@coldmail.com> wrote in message
> > news:10g6800999q0i6b@corp.supernews.com...
> > > 'IDE set to auto detect?
> > >
> > > have you tried resetting the cmos?
> > >
> > >
> > > "Jenny" <bry333@bellsouth.net> wrote in message
> > > news:KADMc.32029$Yw3.31586@bignews3.bellsouth.net...
> > > > On Asus P4GE-V with w2k OS, a Lite On cd r/w just stopped showing
> > > up.
> > > > It was the only drive on the secondary IDE connector. I put the
> > > drive in an
> > > > other puter and it shows fine. In my Asus, it ejects and has power.
> > > I
> > > > replaced
> > > > ribbon cable with known good and tried changing jumper from cs to
> > > master.
> > > > I of course uninstalled the drivers from Device Mgr, but as soon as
> > > the
> > > > computer
> > > > turns on it rebuilds the driver to no avail. The drive doesn't show
> > > in the
> > > > BIOS
> > > > either so it is unusable to boot from.
> > > > I have done several virus scans with no show of problems.
> > > > What else can I try?
> > > > TIA
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > ---
> > > > Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free.
> > > > Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com).
> > > > Version: 6.0.726 / Virus Database: 481 - Release Date: 7/22/2004
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> > ---
> > Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free.
> > Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com).
> > Version: 6.0.726 / Virus Database: 481 - Release Date: 7/22/2004
> >
> >
>
>
> ---
> Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free.
> Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com).
> Version: 6.0.726 / Virus Database: 481 - Release Date: 7/22/2004
>
>
Anonymous
a b B Homebuilt system
July 25, 2004 1:24:59 PM

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Have you recently installed nero after having used adaptec/roxio to burn
CDs.

If so, check on the nero site for help as it is a registry entry that is
screwing your system up.

Really easy to fix, delete on registry entry.

the_GNOME

"Jenny" <bry333@bellsouth.net> wrote in message
news:KADMc.32029$Yw3.31586@bignews3.bellsouth.net...
> On Asus P4GE-V with w2k OS, a Lite On cd r/w just stopped showing up.
> It was the only drive on the secondary IDE connector. I put the drive in
an
> other puter and it shows fine. In my Asus, it ejects and has power. I
> replaced
> ribbon cable with known good and tried changing jumper from cs to master.
> I of course uninstalled the drivers from Device Mgr, but as soon as the
> computer
> turns on it rebuilds the driver to no avail. The drive doesn't show in
the
> BIOS
> either so it is unusable to boot from.
> I have done several virus scans with no show of problems.
> What else can I try?
> TIA
>
>
> ---
> Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free.
> Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com).
> Version: 6.0.726 / Virus Database: 481 - Release Date: 7/22/2004
>
>
July 25, 2004 6:06:13 PM

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I got tweak ui and all the drives are checked. So it isn't that.

"Kill Bill" <a@b.c> wrote in message
news:ikHMc.53741$ju5.45175@twister.socal.rr.com...
> Try TweakUI
> http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/powertoys/... it
> can make drives appear and disappear in windows.
>


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July 25, 2004 6:29:50 PM

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That was it Gnome!!!. I got a driver conflict and reg cleaner from Nero and
much to my
amazement, it worked. It removed 5 conflicts (I have no idea where they
came from).
The items removed were CDRAL.DLL, CDR4_2K.SYS, CDRALW2K.SYS,
Service:CDR_2K, and Service:CDRALW2K. Then I ran the reg cleaner and it
fixed
an error (didn't say what). Presto, magico, done. Thanks Gnome!!!

"the gnome" <news-replies@at.copperstream.co.uk> wrote in message
news:1090743822.608895@smtp-1.griffin.com...
> Have you recently installed nero after having used adaptec/roxio to burn
> CDs.
>
> If so, check on the nero site for help as it is a registry entry that is
> screwing your system up.
>
> Really easy to fix, delete on registry entry.
>


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