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Putting In A CD Freezes The Computer


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#1 Khellendros

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Posted 16 September 2013 - 09:47 PM

Eery time I insert any kind of CD into my CD drive, my computer just locks up and completely freezes. Ctrl+Alt+Del won't even do anything. I've waited up to 20 minutes, but it never unfreezes until I hit the eject button on my CD tray and it ejects whatever I put in a minute later.

 

It used to work perfectly and over the past few months it would freeze for about a minute whenever I put a CD in, but it was still usable and only a minor annoyance so I never paid it any heed. Not working at all now is kind of a problem though...

 

Any help?

 

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MSI X58 Pro SLI (MS-7522)
6GB DDR3
Intel Core i7 920 @ 2.67 GHz

NVidia GeForce GTX 285

HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GH22LS50 ATA Device (firmware is up to date)


Edited by Khellendros, 16 September 2013 - 09:51 PM.


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Posted 16 September 2013 - 11:02 PM

Reboot PC into BIOS and do a hardware scan. Then reboot the PC into Safe Mode, and see if putting in a CD will cause this 'freezing' issue? If no 'freezing' issue occurs, then some application in normal boot is causing the issue? If so, maybe the CD/DVD?

Edited by Crazy Cat, 17 September 2013 - 04:48 AM.

 

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Posted 17 September 2013 - 01:43 AM

Try another CD drive or reinsert/replace the cable.


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