Deffective CD hanging Windows Explorer

I've seen this happen quite often whenever Windows Explorer attempts to read a defective CD. No matter what version: win9x, win2000 or winxp.

My question is quite straightforward:

Why does it hang if it's supposed to be a simple error to handle?
If the CD is totally unreadable, it's ok. But if the CD is deffective but its files are listed and I attempt to open one of them, Explorer behaves erratically.

Opinions are welcome.


/\/\ito
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asus a7n8x dlx, xp2600/333, 2x512mb pc2700, geforce 4 ti4200 64mb, win xp pro, dx 9.0b, nforce 2.45, det 43.45, samsung 40gb 7200rpm
Note: no SP1 and no OC!
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  1. i think its an auto run problem

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  2. Negative.

    /\/\ito
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    asus a7n8x dlx, xp2600/333, 2x512mb pc2700, geforce 4 ti4200 64mb, win xp pro, dx 9.0b, nforce 2.45, det 43.45, samsung 40gb 7200rpm
    Note: no SP1 and no OC!
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