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CDRW & CD-Rom Not recognized

By jrbrooks ·
Recently my CDRW stopped recognizing all media. I would keep getting the message to insert a disk, when in fact one was loaded. I also noticed that the name had changed in my BIOS for my CDRW. NOW my CD-Rom identifies all disks as Audio (.cda) disks. I have purchased Norton SystemWorks 2003 and have run various online virus scans with nothing being found. What could be the problem(s)???

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by TheChas In reply to CDRW & CD-Rom Not recogni ...

It is possible that a software or update damaged the IDE BUSS drivers for your motherboard.

The simple method (does not always work) is to remove all 3 IDE controllers (primary secondary root) from device manager.

Re-boot, and allow Windows toinstall the drivers.

The other option, is to download the latest drivers for the chipset on your motherboard and install them.

You can use several tools to identify the mfg.
www.motherboards.org
www.belarc.com
www.sisoftware.com

Chas

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