Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.196.238.210

Forum Moderators: incrediBILL & lawman

Message Too Old, No Replies

Cd Rom drives

Ejects the cd before spinning down.

     

bonzibudy

9:51 pm on Dec 13, 2002 (gmt 0)

10+ Year Member



I am the only one that gets slightly annoyed when a CDROM drive ejects a cd whilst spinng at 15000 revs often rendering the cd well and truly buggered?

jdMorgan

10:48 pm on Dec 13, 2002 (gmt 0)

WebmasterWorld Senior Member jdmorgan is a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member



bonzibudy,

I've never seen that one before!

Make sure the system is using the proper driver - I have seen cases where an old drive that had been replaces still showed up in the Device list, even after a new drive was installed and recognized.

On a Windoze9x/ME box, that's in Control Panel->System->Device Manager->CD ROM

Check that only the actual CD-ROM drive is listed, and check it in both normal mode and Safe Mode. Remove any obsolete or duplicate listings.

Having two devices listed when only one exists can seriously confuse the OS.

Jim

 

Featured Threads

Hot Threads This Week

Hot Threads This Month