Help. My CD drive stopped working

  as400man 21:04 30 Jan 2003
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When I put a CD ROM into the drive I hear it spinning but the CD drive light stays off and Windows Explorer does not show drive D:
Any ideas?

  Worf100 21:13 30 Jan 2003

If it spins you have power so ... has the IDE cable come off ?
Is the drive still shown in 'My Computer' ? Your CD ROM may be dirty or the drive itself may need a clean !
If no drive is shown at all try rebooting to get the set up screen, check all settings OK.

  Totally-braindead 21:13 30 Jan 2003

Check the ribbon cable it sounds like it may be that as ,if windows can't detect the cdrom it wouldn't appear in explorer

  as400man 21:43 30 Jan 2003

It looks like my driver is kaput. Any idea where I can download a new XP version for QSI DVD-ROM SDR-81?

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