Cd Rom Drive

  pl 11:17 08 Nov 2003
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I am using Windows 98. When I tried to run a CD,it wouldn't work. I looked in My Computer and Device Manager but the Drive wasn't shown. I have cheked the connections and tryed adding new hardware but still no luck. I think its to do with the BIOS, what do I look for. Any help would be great. Thanks

  Rtus 11:47 08 Nov 2003

Get into the bios ( press Delete on bootup Usually)depending on Motherboard type ..Standard Cmos setup set all IDE listings that are set now as NONE to auto

  Rtus 11:56 08 Nov 2003

Youve added this Cdrom drive to your computer yourself ?

  pl 12:12 08 Nov 2003

No, it was working and the draw will open and shut, then the light goes on then goes off and nothing happens.
p.s I went into BIOS and the IDE listings were already set as auto.

  Rtus 13:19 08 Nov 2003

change/reseat(both ends) its IDE cable..then try another Cdrom drive around ?15..ish

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