My CD doesn't show up on the monitor

  skromfols 26 Jan 13
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When I insert a music CD nothing shows up on my monitor. If I got to computer, and click on Drive D it tells me to insert a disk, which I do, and still nothing shows up on my monitor. I've been using this system to load CD's into Itunes and it's always worked, but all of a sudden it stopped working. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

  SillBill 26 Jan 13

This may be a long shot, but try removing the power cable completely from the computer (after shutting it down, of course) wait for 30-60 seconds then power up again, this will reload all drivers and hopefully that was/is your problem.

  alanrwood 27 Jan 13

If you put a data disk in the drive does it show up then in Windows Explorer (not Internet Explorer)

  skromfols 27 Jan 13

alanrwood, I hadn't thought of trying that. Yes, I inserted a data disk and the date came up on the screen.

  skromfols 27 Jan 13

I also tried loading a disk with picture and it showed up also.

  lotvic 27 Jan 13

If the CD drive D: reads all other cd's then it sounds like that particular music cd is faulty, try a different music cd in drive D: - one that you know to be okay (it plays on other equipment) also try the 'might be faulty' cd in other equipment.

  skromfols 27 Jan 13

Thanks to everyone for your assistance. I tried another music CD and it worked, so I very carefully examined the CD that wasn't working and found a small piece of transparent tape on the shiny side (which I hadn't examined previously). I carefully removed the tape and the CD now loads properly.

  alanrwood 27 Jan 13

Glad it is sorted.

  lotvic 27 Jan 13
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