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Unable to load software using drive 'D'


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#1 sandybay two

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Posted 18 September 2011 - 10:41 AM

Hi, I am running XP home and professional and have been unable to load programs through the D drive.The system does not attempt to run the disc. I have tried using the Run instruction D:\setup.exe but the only response is a screen message to insert a disk,even when the disc is already inserted.
Any advice on how to fix this problem would be appreciated.
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#2 hamluis

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Posted 18 September 2011 - 11:09 AM

I would try a different optical drive...and/or...ensure that the software installs properly on a different system.

<<I am running XP home and professional and have been unable to load programs through the D drive.>>

This is a dual-boot system?

What "software" are you trying to install?

If the optical doesn't work properly in either install of a dual-boot...I'd say that the drive may be bad.

FWIW: http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-hardware/my-cddvd-drive-wont-workburnread/9a82e836-3560-4869-92ef-fce279499229

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