cd drive problems

  ĀÕL иàťﻍŗ 10:00 24 Apr 03
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a problem with my cd/w and dvd drives... when i come to copy stuff from them namely pictures and documents i get the error message 'unable to copy error cyclic redundancy check'

it is fine with games etc any ideas anyone as this is annoying

i use win xp pro

  Ben Avery 10:05 24 Apr 03

Have you tried uninstalling from device manager and letting windows detect drivers and reinstalling?

Sometimes helps

BA

  DieSse 13:02 24 Apr 03

CRC errors are read errors when accessing the data - so it's probably the drive(s) and/or dodgy CDs that you're copying from - more likely the CDs if you're getting on OK in other circumstances.

  ĀÕL иàťﻍŗ 13:07 24 Apr 03

never had a problem with the cds before now they are the same ones i have always used. Not the same make but the exact same cds

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