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Anonymous
March 12, 2005 3:50:02 PM

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Doesn't anybody have any suggestions?

My CD player/burner has stopped working.
When I put a CD in the mouse pointer changes to a CD for a few seconds than
back to the regular pointer.
When I go and view the contents on the CD in Explorer there is nothing there
(no files). I have tied many different CD's (data, music & games) all with
the same results.
I have uninstalled and reinstalled the drivers for the CD player, no help.
I purchased a new CD player/burner and have the same results.
I think all my problems started back when I updated Media Player.

Any suggestions or help would be appreciated.
P.

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Anonymous
March 12, 2005 3:50:03 PM

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Just a thought.... have you enabled Auto Start on the drive? What are the
other settings when you click hardware? Best of luck to you
Ron J



"MXZRenegade7" wrote:

> Doesn't anybody have any suggestions?
>
> My CD player/burner has stopped working.
> When I put a CD in the mouse pointer changes to a CD for a few seconds than
> back to the regular pointer.
> When I go and view the contents on the CD in Explorer there is nothing there
> (no files). I have tied many different CD's (data, music & games) all with
> the same results.
> I have uninstalled and reinstalled the drivers for the CD player, no help.
> I purchased a new CD player/burner and have the same results.
> I think all my problems started back when I updated Media Player.
>
> Any suggestions or help would be appreciated.
> P.
>
>
>
>
Anonymous
March 12, 2005 6:46:12 PM

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I think auto start was enabled, but I can't find the settings. Where would I
check?
Under the Hardware tab (properties) there are four other tabs: General,
Properties, Volumes and Details.
In the General tab, it states that the drive is enabled and working
properly.
Where else could I look?
Thanks for the reply.
Pete

"Ron J" <RonJ@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:49B29C18-4561-47E4-906F-BA5C9349367B@microsoft.com...
> Just a thought.... have you enabled Auto Start on the drive? What are
> the
> other settings when you click hardware? Best of luck to you
> Ron J
>
>
>
> "MXZRenegade7" wrote:
>
>> Doesn't anybody have any suggestions?
>>
>> My CD player/burner has stopped working.
>> When I put a CD in the mouse pointer changes to a CD for a few seconds
>> than
>> back to the regular pointer.
>> When I go and view the contents on the CD in Explorer there is nothing
>> there
>> (no files). I have tied many different CD's (data, music & games) all
>> with
>> the same results.
>> I have uninstalled and reinstalled the drivers for the CD player, no
>> help.
>> I purchased a new CD player/burner and have the same results.
>> I think all my problems started back when I updated Media Player.
>>
>> Any suggestions or help would be appreciated.
>> P.
>>
>>
>>
>>
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Anonymous
March 12, 2005 9:01:02 PM

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Hey Pete,
Sorry it took so long to post back. I just got in.
Ok, To check if Auto Start is on =Start>My computer>
Choose CD drive>click on Auto Play, 2nd choice on right in XP Pro> Click on
the drop down folder and make your choice> Under Actions click Select Action
To perform> you will see a choice depending on your fav. player etc, I use
windows 10 works well and no troubles with it. > If you plan on using the CD
drive the same way much of the time, I would leave the Prompt me each time
option off, it can get to be a real pain> The hardware tab has a trouble
shoot option that I find pretty good and you can also check your drivers> If
you want this drive to record> click on Recordings> click enable CD recording
on this drive> click the drop down window arrow> chose a drive for windows to
store an image of the CD to> click the second drop down arrow> chose the
best speed for your drive > tip: fastest is not always bestest > I prefer to
click on the Auto eject afer writing, that is up to you> click apply> click
Ok > cross fingers and put a CD in drive.! If it does not start> double
click on Auto Start> sometimes I have to jump start my drive but after that
it runs well for some time. I hope this was the info you were looking for
Pete. Best of luck to you.
Ron J







enegade7" wrote:






> I think auto start was enabled, but I can't find the settings. Where would I
> check?
> Under the Hardware tab (properties) there are four other tabs: General,
> Properties, Volumes and Details.
> In the General tab, it states that the drive is enabled and working
> properly.
> Where else could I look?
> Thanks for the reply.
> Pete
>
> "Ron J" <RonJ@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:49B29C18-4561-47E4-906F-BA5C9349367B@microsoft.com...
> > Just a thought.... have you enabled Auto Start on the drive? What are
> > the
> > other settings when you click hardware? Best of luck to you
> > Ron J
> >
> >
> >
> > "MXZRenegade7" wrote:
> >
> >> Doesn't anybody have any suggestions?
> >>
> >> My CD player/burner has stopped working.
> >> When I put a CD in the mouse pointer changes to a CD for a few seconds
> >> than
> >> back to the regular pointer.
> >> When I go and view the contents on the CD in Explorer there is nothing
> >> there
> >> (no files). I have tied many different CD's (data, music & games) all
> >> with
> >> the same results.
> >> I have uninstalled and reinstalled the drivers for the CD player, no
> >> help.
> >> I purchased a new CD player/burner and have the same results.
> >> I think all my problems started back when I updated Media Player.
> >>
> >> Any suggestions or help would be appreciated.
> >> P.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
>
>
>
Anonymous
March 13, 2005 3:17:57 PM

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Ron,
Thanks for all the advice.
I tried everything you suggested and still the system will not recognize
anything in the CD player.
I even rebooted a couple of times after making changes.
I think I'm going to have to clear the hard drive and reload XP Home.
It was my last resort, but I guess that's what I will need to do.
Thanks again for your help,
Pete

"Ron J" <RonJ@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:EDD324C5-68F1-4ACD-B2C9-B3A6EC4DFA03@microsoft.com...
>
>
>
> Hey Pete,
> Sorry it took so long to post back. I just got in.
> Ok, To check if Auto Start is on =Start>My computer>
> Choose CD drive>click on Auto Play, 2nd choice on right in XP Pro> Click
> on
> the drop down folder and make your choice> Under Actions click Select
> Action
> To perform> you will see a choice depending on your fav. player etc, I
> use
> windows 10 works well and no troubles with it. > If you plan on using the
> CD
> drive the same way much of the time, I would leave the Prompt me each time
> option off, it can get to be a real pain> The hardware tab has a trouble
> shoot option that I find pretty good and you can also check your drivers>
> If
> you want this drive to record> click on Recordings> click enable CD
> recording
> on this drive> click the drop down window arrow> chose a drive for windows
> to
> store an image of the CD to> click the second drop down arrow> chose the
> best speed for your drive > tip: fastest is not always bestest > I prefer
> to
> click on the Auto eject afer writing, that is up to you> click apply>
> click
> Ok > cross fingers and put a CD in drive.! If it does not start> double
> click on Auto Start> sometimes I have to jump start my drive but after
> that
> it runs well for some time. I hope this was the info you were looking
> for
> Pete. Best of luck to you.
> Ron J
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> enegade7" wrote:
>
>
>
>
>
>
>> I think auto start was enabled, but I can't find the settings. Where
>> would I
>> check?
>> Under the Hardware tab (properties) there are four other tabs: General,
>> Properties, Volumes and Details.
>> In the General tab, it states that the drive is enabled and working
>> properly.
>> Where else could I look?
>> Thanks for the reply.
>> Pete
>>
>> "Ron J" <RonJ@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> news:49B29C18-4561-47E4-906F-BA5C9349367B@microsoft.com...
>> > Just a thought.... have you enabled Auto Start on the drive? What
>> > are
>> > the
>> > other settings when you click hardware? Best of luck to you
>> > Ron J
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > "MXZRenegade7" wrote:
>> >
>> >> Doesn't anybody have any suggestions?
>> >>
>> >> My CD player/burner has stopped working.
>> >> When I put a CD in the mouse pointer changes to a CD for a few seconds
>> >> than
>> >> back to the regular pointer.
>> >> When I go and view the contents on the CD in Explorer there is nothing
>> >> there
>> >> (no files). I have tied many different CD's (data, music & games) all
>> >> with
>> >> the same results.
>> >> I have uninstalled and reinstalled the drivers for the CD player, no
>> >> help.
>> >> I purchased a new CD player/burner and have the same results.
>> >> I think all my problems started back when I updated Media Player.
>> >>
>> >> Any suggestions or help would be appreciated.
>> >> P.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>>
>>
>>
March 14, 2005 7:28:47 AM

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Don't be so drastic.
First, remove the player from the system first via Device manager, buy or
borrow a couple of replacement leads, the let XP find the drive again.


--

johnf

> Ron,
> Thanks for all the advice.
> I tried everything you suggested and still the system will not recognize
> anything in the CD player.
> I even rebooted a couple of times after making changes.
> I think I'm going to have to clear the hard drive and reload XP Home.
> It was my last resort, but I guess that's what I will need to do.
> Thanks again for your help,
> Pete
>
> "Ron J" <RonJ@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:EDD324C5-68F1-4ACD-B2C9-B3A6EC4DFA03@microsoft.com...
>>
>>
>>
>> Hey Pete,
>> Sorry it took so long to post back. I just got in.
>> Ok, To check if Auto Start is on =Start>My computer>
>> Choose CD drive>click on Auto Play, 2nd choice on right in XP Pro>
>> Click on
>> the drop down folder and make your choice> Under Actions click Select
>> Action
>> To perform> you will see a choice depending on your fav. player etc, I
>> use
>> windows 10 works well and no troubles with it. > If you plan on using
>> the CD
>> drive the same way much of the time, I would leave the Prompt me each
>> time option off, it can get to be a real pain> The hardware tab has a
>> trouble shoot option that I find pretty good and you can also check
>> your drivers> If
>> you want this drive to record> click on Recordings> click enable CD
>> recording
>> on this drive> click the drop down window arrow> chose a drive for
>> windows to
>> store an image of the CD to> click the second drop down arrow> chose
>> the best speed for your drive > tip: fastest is not always bestest > I
>> prefer to
>> click on the Auto eject afer writing, that is up to you> click apply>
>> click
>> Ok > cross fingers and put a CD in drive.! If it does not start>
>> double click on Auto Start> sometimes I have to jump start my drive
>> but after that
>> it runs well for some time. I hope this was the info you were
>> looking for
>> Pete. Best of luck to you.
>> Ron J
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> enegade7" wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>> I think auto start was enabled, but I can't find the settings. Where
>>> would I
>>> check?
>>> Under the Hardware tab (properties) there are four other tabs:
>>> General, Properties, Volumes and Details.
>>> In the General tab, it states that the drive is enabled and working
>>> properly.
>>> Where else could I look?
>>> Thanks for the reply.
>>> Pete
>>>
>>> "Ron J" <RonJ@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>>> news:49B29C18-4561-47E4-906F-BA5C9349367B@microsoft.com...
>>> > Just a thought.... have you enabled Auto Start on the drive? What
>>> > are
>>> > the
>>> > other settings when you click hardware? Best of luck to you
>>> > Ron J
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > "MXZRenegade7" wrote:
>>> >
>>> >> Doesn't anybody have any suggestions?
>>> >>
>>> >> My CD player/burner has stopped working.
>>> >> When I put a CD in the mouse pointer changes to a CD for a few
>>> >> seconds than
>>> >> back to the regular pointer.
>>> >> When I go and view the contents on the CD in Explorer there is
>>> >> nothing there
>>> >> (no files). I have tied many different CD's (data, music & games)
>>> >> all with
>>> >> the same results.
>>> >> I have uninstalled and reinstalled the drivers for the CD player,
>>> >> no help.
>>> >> I purchased a new CD player/burner and have the same results.
>>> >> I think all my problems started back when I updated Media Player.
>>> >>
>>> >> Any suggestions or help would be appreciated.
>>> >> P.
Anonymous
March 14, 2005 7:28:48 AM

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I will give this a try John but first I will need a little more info. (I'm
not too technically orientated),
I can uninstall the player with device manager (no problem),
can you explain a little further about the replacement leads?
Thanks,
Pete

"johnf" <john_f@bigpond.net.a> wrote in message
news:%23ZyksI$JFHA.2132@TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl...
> Don't be so drastic.
> First, remove the player from the system first via Device manager, buy or
> borrow a couple of replacement leads, the let XP find the drive again.
>
>
> --
>
> johnf
>
>> Ron,
>> Thanks for all the advice.
>> I tried everything you suggested and still the system will not recognize
>> anything in the CD player.
>> I even rebooted a couple of times after making changes.
>> I think I'm going to have to clear the hard drive and reload XP Home.
>> It was my last resort, but I guess that's what I will need to do.
>> Thanks again for your help,
>> Pete
>>
>> "Ron J" <RonJ@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> news:EDD324C5-68F1-4ACD-B2C9-B3A6EC4DFA03@microsoft.com...
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Hey Pete,
>>> Sorry it took so long to post back. I just got in.
>>> Ok, To check if Auto Start is on =Start>My computer>
>>> Choose CD drive>click on Auto Play, 2nd choice on right in XP Pro>
>>> Click on
>>> the drop down folder and make your choice> Under Actions click Select
>>> Action
>>> To perform> you will see a choice depending on your fav. player etc, I
>>> use
>>> windows 10 works well and no troubles with it. > If you plan on using
>>> the CD
>>> drive the same way much of the time, I would leave the Prompt me each
>>> time option off, it can get to be a real pain> The hardware tab has a
>>> trouble shoot option that I find pretty good and you can also check
>>> your drivers> If
>>> you want this drive to record> click on Recordings> click enable CD
>>> recording
>>> on this drive> click the drop down window arrow> chose a drive for
>>> windows to
>>> store an image of the CD to> click the second drop down arrow> chose
>>> the best speed for your drive > tip: fastest is not always bestest > I
>>> prefer to
>>> click on the Auto eject afer writing, that is up to you> click apply>
>>> click
>>> Ok > cross fingers and put a CD in drive.! If it does not start>
>>> double click on Auto Start> sometimes I have to jump start my drive
>>> but after that
>>> it runs well for some time. I hope this was the info you were
>>> looking for
>>> Pete. Best of luck to you.
>>> Ron J
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> enegade7" wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>> I think auto start was enabled, but I can't find the settings. Where
>>>> would I
>>>> check?
>>>> Under the Hardware tab (properties) there are four other tabs:
>>>> General, Properties, Volumes and Details.
>>>> In the General tab, it states that the drive is enabled and working
>>>> properly.
>>>> Where else could I look?
>>>> Thanks for the reply.
>>>> Pete
>>>>
>>>> "Ron J" <RonJ@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>>>> news:49B29C18-4561-47E4-906F-BA5C9349367B@microsoft.com...
>>>> > Just a thought.... have you enabled Auto Start on the drive? What
>>>> > are
>>>> > the
>>>> > other settings when you click hardware? Best of luck to you
>>>> > Ron J
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> > "MXZRenegade7" wrote:
>>>> >
>>>> >> Doesn't anybody have any suggestions?
>>>> >>
>>>> >> My CD player/burner has stopped working.
>>>> >> When I put a CD in the mouse pointer changes to a CD for a few
>>>> >> seconds than
>>>> >> back to the regular pointer.
>>>> >> When I go and view the contents on the CD in Explorer there is
>>>> >> nothing there
>>>> >> (no files). I have tied many different CD's (data, music & games)
>>>> >> all with
>>>> >> the same results.
>>>> >> I have uninstalled and reinstalled the drivers for the CD player,
>>>> >> no help.
>>>> >> I purchased a new CD player/burner and have the same results.
>>>> >> I think all my problems started back when I updated Media Player.
>>>> >>
>>>> >> Any suggestions or help would be appreciated.
>>>> >> P.
>
>
March 14, 2005 5:58:16 PM

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Well, replace the 40 or 80 lead you're currently using - (it's easy to see
the difference between a 40 & an 80 = same width but more wiires) but FIRST
make sure the original is fully plugged in B4 you do that (test to see if
that rectifies the problem - (reboot)
If that doesn't help, borrrow & replace all flat cables to the drive -
possibly a faulty cable which I doubt, it's callled a 'sequentuel process
of elimination'

Next step if that fails is to borrow any oll CD drive, try that & let's know
what happens then


--

johnf

>I will give this a try John but first I will need a little more info.
> (I'm not too technically orientated),
> I can uninstall the player with device manager (no problem),
> can you explain a little further about the replacement leads?
> Thanks,
> Pete
>
> "johnf" <john_f@bigpond.net.a> wrote in message
> news:%23ZyksI$JFHA.2132@TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl...
>> Don't be so drastic.
>> First, remove the player from the system first via Device manager, buy
>> or borrow a couple of replacement leads, the let XP find the drive
>> again.
>>
>> --
>>
>> johnf
>>
>>> Ron,
>>> Thanks for all the advice.
>>> I tried everything you suggested and still the system will not
>>> recognize anything in the CD player.
>>> I even rebooted a couple of times after making changes.
>>> I think I'm going to have to clear the hard drive and reload XP Home.
>>> It was my last resort, but I guess that's what I will need to do.
>>> Thanks again for your help,
>>> Pete
>>>
>>> "Ron J" <RonJ@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>>> news:EDD324C5-68F1-4ACD-B2C9-B3A6EC4DFA03@microsoft.com...
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Hey Pete,
>>>> Sorry it took so long to post back. I just got in.
>>>> Ok, To check if Auto Start is on =Start>My computer>
>>>> Choose CD drive>click on Auto Play, 2nd choice on right in XP Pro>
>>>> Click on
>>>> the drop down folder and make your choice> Under Actions click Select
>>>> Action
>>>> To perform> you will see a choice depending on your fav. player
>>>> etc, I use
>>>> windows 10 works well and no troubles with it. > If you plan on using
>>>> the CD
>>>> drive the same way much of the time, I would leave the Prompt me each
>>>> time option off, it can get to be a real pain> The hardware tab has a
>>>> trouble shoot option that I find pretty good and you can also check
>>>> your drivers> If
>>>> you want this drive to record> click on Recordings> click enable CD
>>>> recording
>>>> on this drive> click the drop down window arrow> chose a drive for
>>>> windows to
>>>> store an image of the CD to> click the second drop down arrow>
>>>> chose the best speed for your drive > tip: fastest is not always
>>>> bestest > I prefer to
>>>> click on the Auto eject afer writing, that is up to you> click
>>>> apply> click
>>>> Ok > cross fingers and put a CD in drive.! If it does not start>
>>>> double click on Auto Start> sometimes I have to jump start my drive
>>>> but after that
>>>> it runs well for some time. I hope this was the info you were
>>>> looking for
>>>> Pete. Best of luck to you.
>>>> Ron J
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> enegade7" wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> I think auto start was enabled, but I can't find the settings. Where
>>>>> would I
>>>>> check?
>>>>> Under the Hardware tab (properties) there are four other tabs:
>>>>> General, Properties, Volumes and Details.
>>>>> In the General tab, it states that the drive is enabled and working
>>>>> properly.
>>>>> Where else could I look?
>>>>> Thanks for the reply.
>>>>> Pete
>>>>>
>>>>> "Ron J" <RonJ@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>>>>> news:49B29C18-4561-47E4-906F-BA5C9349367B@microsoft.com...
>>>>> > Just a thought.... have you enabled Auto Start on the drive? What
>>>>> > are
>>>>> > the
>>>>> > other settings when you click hardware? Best of luck to you
>>>>> > Ron J
>>>>> >
>>>>> >
>>>>> >
>>>>> > "MXZRenegade7" wrote:
>>>>> >
>>>>> >> Doesn't anybody have any suggestions?
>>>>> >>
>>>>> >> My CD player/burner has stopped working.
>>>>> >> When I put a CD in the mouse pointer changes to a CD for a few
>>>>> >> seconds than
>>>>> >> back to the regular pointer.
>>>>> >> When I go and view the contents on the CD in Explorer there is
>>>>> >> nothing there
>>>>> >> (no files). I have tied many different CD's (data, music & games)
>>>>> >> all with
>>>>> >> the same results.
>>>>> >> I have uninstalled and reinstalled the drivers for the CD player,
>>>>> >> no help.
>>>>> >> I purchased a new CD player/burner and have the same results.
>>>>> >> I think all my problems started back when I updated Media Player.
>>>>> >>
>>>>> >> Any suggestions or help would be appreciated.
>>>>> >> P.
Anonymous
March 14, 2005 10:43:25 PM

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Thank you.
I will give this a try and report the results.
Pete

"johnf" <john_f@bigpond.net.a> wrote in message
news:eHKbkoEKFHA.1340@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...
> Well, replace the 40 or 80 lead you're currently using - (it's easy to see
> the difference between a 40 & an 80 = same width but more wiires) but
> FIRST make sure the original is fully plugged in B4 you do that (test to
> see if that rectifies the problem - (reboot)
> If that doesn't help, borrrow & replace all flat cables to the drive -
> possibly a faulty cable which I doubt, it's callled a 'sequentuel process
> of elimination'
>
> Next step if that fails is to borrow any oll CD drive, try that & let's
> know what happens then
>
>
> --
>
> johnf
>
>>I will give this a try John but first I will need a little more info.
>> (I'm not too technically orientated),
>> I can uninstall the player with device manager (no problem),
>> can you explain a little further about the replacement leads?
>> Thanks,
>> Pete
>>
>> "johnf" <john_f@bigpond.net.a> wrote in message
>> news:%23ZyksI$JFHA.2132@TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl...
>>> Don't be so drastic.
>>> First, remove the player from the system first via Device manager, buy
>>> or borrow a couple of replacement leads, the let XP find the drive
>>> again.
>>>
>>> --
>>>
>>> johnf
>>>
>>>> Ron,
>>>> Thanks for all the advice.
>>>> I tried everything you suggested and still the system will not
>>>> recognize anything in the CD player.
>>>> I even rebooted a couple of times after making changes.
>>>> I think I'm going to have to clear the hard drive and reload XP Home.
>>>> It was my last resort, but I guess that's what I will need to do.
>>>> Thanks again for your help,
>>>> Pete
>>>>
>>>> "Ron J" <RonJ@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>>>> news:EDD324C5-68F1-4ACD-B2C9-B3A6EC4DFA03@microsoft.com...
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Hey Pete,
>>>>> Sorry it took so long to post back. I just got in.
>>>>> Ok, To check if Auto Start is on =Start>My computer>
>>>>> Choose CD drive>click on Auto Play, 2nd choice on right in XP Pro>
>>>>> Click on
>>>>> the drop down folder and make your choice> Under Actions click Select
>>>>> Action
>>>>> To perform> you will see a choice depending on your fav. player
>>>>> etc, I use
>>>>> windows 10 works well and no troubles with it. > If you plan on using
>>>>> the CD
>>>>> drive the same way much of the time, I would leave the Prompt me each
>>>>> time option off, it can get to be a real pain> The hardware tab has a
>>>>> trouble shoot option that I find pretty good and you can also check
>>>>> your drivers> If
>>>>> you want this drive to record> click on Recordings> click enable CD
>>>>> recording
>>>>> on this drive> click the drop down window arrow> chose a drive for
>>>>> windows to
>>>>> store an image of the CD to> click the second drop down arrow>
>>>>> chose the best speed for your drive > tip: fastest is not always
>>>>> bestest > I prefer to
>>>>> click on the Auto eject afer writing, that is up to you> click
>>>>> apply> click
>>>>> Ok > cross fingers and put a CD in drive.! If it does not start>
>>>>> double click on Auto Start> sometimes I have to jump start my drive
>>>>> but after that
>>>>> it runs well for some time. I hope this was the info you were
>>>>> looking for
>>>>> Pete. Best of luck to you.
>>>>> Ron J
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> enegade7" wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> I think auto start was enabled, but I can't find the settings. Where
>>>>>> would I
>>>>>> check?
>>>>>> Under the Hardware tab (properties) there are four other tabs:
>>>>>> General, Properties, Volumes and Details.
>>>>>> In the General tab, it states that the drive is enabled and working
>>>>>> properly.
>>>>>> Where else could I look?
>>>>>> Thanks for the reply.
>>>>>> Pete
>>>>>>
>>>>>> "Ron J" <RonJ@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>>>>>> news:49B29C18-4561-47E4-906F-BA5C9349367B@microsoft.com...
>>>>>> > Just a thought.... have you enabled Auto Start on the drive? What
>>>>>> > are
>>>>>> > the
>>>>>> > other settings when you click hardware? Best of luck to you
>>>>>> > Ron J
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> > "MXZRenegade7" wrote:
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> >> Doesn't anybody have any suggestions?
>>>>>> >>
>>>>>> >> My CD player/burner has stopped working.
>>>>>> >> When I put a CD in the mouse pointer changes to a CD for a few
>>>>>> >> seconds than
>>>>>> >> back to the regular pointer.
>>>>>> >> When I go and view the contents on the CD in Explorer there is
>>>>>> >> nothing there
>>>>>> >> (no files). I have tied many different CD's (data, music & games)
>>>>>> >> all with
>>>>>> >> the same results.
>>>>>> >> I have uninstalled and reinstalled the drivers for the CD player,
>>>>>> >> no help.
>>>>>> >> I purchased a new CD player/burner and have the same results.
>>>>>> >> I think all my problems started back when I updated Media Player.
>>>>>> >>
>>>>>> >> Any suggestions or help would be appreciated.
>>>>>> >> P.
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