My cdrom works on xp but will not work to install 7 or windows 8 Tags: Windows 8 Windows XP Windows 7 Last response: December 31, 2012 5:12 PM in Windows 7 Share macdon_86 December 21, 2012 4:35:01 PM when I put my xp disk in cp it finds it right off but win 8 spins for a minute or so and stop stoshiba a25- s205 More about : cdrom works work install windows TommyGunDam December 21, 2012 4:37:07 PM Win7/8 uses a DVD...is your drive really a CD or a DVD? macdon_86 December 31, 2012 5:12:53 PM TommyGunDam said:Win7/8 uses a DVD...is your drive really a CD or a DVD? yes it is a dvd Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources My CD/Rom won't boot the Windows 7 Pro install disc! Forum can't save file on cd-rom in ms works Forum Can't install Win XP in my SATA2 HD in a Asus A 7N8 X-E Deluxe. Help! Forum Asus A 7N8 X V1.04 - won't install Windows XP Pro SP-2 OEM Forum I have 7 extra cd-rom drives after XP install Forum CDROM not recognized in Windows XP Forum Problem installing windows 7 on windows 8 notebook Forum A 7N8 X-E Deluxe: Installation of Windows XP with RAID Forum Dimension E520 will only load windows when boot cd is in cdrom ?!?!?!? Forum Install of Windows 7 hangs Forum CDROM doesn't work with Ultra100 installed Forum Cdrom works in windows , but bios cannot find it Forum A 7N8 X-E Deluxe WIndows install issues Forum New PC Build, Windows 7 Install "No signed device drivers were found." Forum A 7N8 X unable to boot from CDRom Forum Monitor/USB Ports Don't Work after Windows 7 Install Forum A 7 V880 windows xp install says drive is damaged Forum CD-ROM Error with Windows 3.1 Install Forum Window 7 ultimate hp product key Forum Driver_irql_not_less_or_equal windows 7 blue screen Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !