CD ROM Problem

  sootey 16:25 04 Jul 04
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My friend has a AMD 2400 512 mem XP Pro and has got a problem with his DVD and CDRom drives they will not load any programs.
When he goes to the Device Manager they have got a yellow circle with a exclamation mark in.

He has re loaded and restored but to no avail.

anone with ideas or advice please

sootey

  Stuartli 16:30 04 Jul 04

Loose or infirm lead(s) or connection(s) most likely if they had been working properly before.

  bremner 16:32 04 Jul 04

Has he got the jumper settings correct. If they share an IDE channel then the writer should be master and the reader slave.

  sootey 16:45 04 Jul 04

Yes we have checed the connections
The jumper were okay a couple of weeks ago the problem has just occured and we do not know why

sootey

  THE TERMINATOR 17:10 04 Jul 04

have both the drives worked? If so a system restore to when they were, might get them going again....TT

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