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Drive Identification Letters

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#1 2-Cups


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Posted 04 March 2009 - 08:35 AM

Does it matter what drive letter is used to identify the drive? I've never paid much attention to it, but lately i've noticed a problem using my DVD\CD drive. It will play most CD's, and some DVD, but on occasion, i've had to start it from the explorer, rather than "auto-run".

Now, I can put in a DVD, and it will make the noise (searching for the file), but after a few seconds (about 15) it just stops. I can try to start it from the explorer, and it says "insert a disc in the drive" (or close to that), but dosent seem to recognize anything in there. Again, some CD's and DVD's will work. I have always wondered why that drive is listed a drive (f), and not the usual drive (d). Does it make a difference of what drive letter is used?

I have:

C: (local disk)
D: (Memeory Stick)
F: (DVD-RW Drive)


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#2 2-Cups

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Posted 04 March 2009 - 09:33 AM

Cancel this post please!

I dropped down to the "autorun" post below (which i missed the first time), and followed the help link from there, and it seems to be working fine now.

Have a great day

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Posted 04 March 2009 - 10:31 AM

2-cups, I willl close this topic as you request, but if you need to have it reopened just send a link to the topic to any moderator and someone will reopen it for you :thumbsup:

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