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#1 -TAY-

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Posted 28 February 2012 - 08:52 PM

hi there. so i just attempted burning a cd using winamp. it made it to about 3% and the program crashed. no big deal happens occasionall. i go to eject the disc and the eject button would not open in. so i do the paper clip trick. i'm now getting absolutely no response from my disc drive in windows are the physical drive itself. i'm pretty sure i'm screwed. but was wondering if anyone knew of any software, like the old fixit utility for upper/lower filter issues in xp,that may correct this. HIGH HOPES! lol thanks!

and for the record. i've rebooted several times uninstalled the drive. i've not unplugged the drive itself from the board. but i don't see that being beneficial.

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Posted 28 February 2012 - 09:19 PM

Definitely try unplugging and plugging in the data (both ends) and power cables before you replace the drive. Be sure to try a different power connector as well. Be sure to try a connector from a completely different wire, not just one on the same wire as what's connected already.

It does sound like your drive has been dying and finally kicked the bucket. Do you have a spare drive to test?

Edited by LucheLibre, 28 February 2012 - 09:20 PM.

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Posted 28 February 2012 - 09:24 PM

will do. and possibly




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