dvd-rom/cdr loss in my computer

  NEOSPHEAR 06:55 31 Mar 2003

Can anyone help every now and again i will lose my dvd-rom/cdr from my computer screen, i will then have to reboot in order to use the drive.
Any ideas as to what is causing the problem?
Its not something i have ever encountered before so im completely stumped

  wawadave 08:09 31 Mar 2003

some more info would help.like what o/s? what computer cpu ram ect.
any new soft ware added?

  NEOSPHEAR 08:29 01 Apr 2003

ok sorry cpu xp2100, 2x512ddr pc2100, running windows xp, graphics is a 32mb tnt riva.
have'nt installed anything recently other than updating antivirus software?

  billyliv 09:02 01 Apr 2003

Hi, Anti virus updates have been known to cause havoc in the past. Try your earliest restore point and see what happens. Cheers, Bill

  NEOSPHEAR 06:38 02 Apr 2003

cheers mate i'll giv it ago and c how i get on

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