cd drive not ready retry

  andrew-196854 21:02 14 Nov 04

when i try and play a cd it comes up with a message saying device not ready retry . i have done this several times still says the same is the cd drive broken? also searched on google but still no anwsers. oh and i am running on windows 98 thanks

  john-232317 21:46 14 Nov 04

Has it worked before ?

If you have more than one player check the one you are using is the default player.

Re-install the drivers.

Is the light on and is it spinning up to speed ?

Try different cd`s.

It could be dirty lazer, buy a cleaner, or nearly as cheap to buy new player......

  andrew-196854 21:54 14 Nov 04

thanks for the quick reply dadyassa i have only one drive . and the green light does flash . and yes it has worked before . i think i will try to clean it like you said will let you know thanks

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