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This device, cd/dvd drive cannot start (code 10) vista

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March 9, 2012 1:20:39 AM

I get the error message this device cannot start (code10) I am on vista home premium and it is my cd/dvd drive. Any help would be appreciated.
March 9, 2012 1:30:18 AM

Did this device ever work?

Have you tried updating the device drivers?

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March 9, 2012 1:38:40 AM

uninstal the device and use detect new hardware in the device manager to see if vista will install it and is driver
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March 9, 2012 1:45:25 AM

I uninstalled the device and used detect new hardward and I get the same error. The cd/dvd drive use to work but now I get the code 10 error
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March 9, 2012 1:48:10 AM

could you test it in another computer to see if it still work and not a vista issue
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March 9, 2012 1:49:36 AM

Agree with Scout, if updating driver doesn't work, next step is to verify device works in another computer. Could be device died on you.
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March 9, 2012 1:50:01 AM

I also get the error when it reinstalls that the driver was not successfully installed
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March 9, 2012 1:51:15 AM

ok thanks I will try that. I will need to get my friend to help since i have limited knowledge in taking apart computers. thanks for you help. will let you know what happens.
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March 9, 2012 1:52:25 AM

means that vista do not see the drive if this is a ide cd/dvd driver did you connect the power cable correctly
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