I’m thinking it is either the drive is crap or the IDE controller is having problems, but the hard drive works fine. Have you done windows updates! Same with every other disc I’ve put it. It has always worked before this is the first time it hasn’t. But it doesn’t auto-play it and when I open “My Computer” and click on the drive it says, “Please insert a disc into drive: Results 1 to 14 of
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There is no actual “namebrand” of the PC because it is a custom built one. Yeah I already have RAM on the way.
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Now i might be able to work on this CD-Rom drive problem a little better. Posts 13, Originally Posted by hudsonsmith Anytime I see your physic tech powers were on full throttle with that one. Thanks for the help you guys have given, but like the guys said in chat this isn’t Lindrivers it is Windrivers. The controller you are referring to is part of the intel bx chipset.
Shut off the computer and went to bed woke up the next day to install a program from a disc and it is telling me there is no disc in the drive.
The floppy drive does the same thing, but it has done that since I’ve got it. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. The floppy drive has never worked.
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Originally Posted by jd October 12th, July 28th, Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Shut it down and the next day when I powered it back on the CD-Rom drive wouldn’t detect anything.
If you are running 98, you will need to install the intel chipset software. January 24th, I have a Laser Lens cleaner but I don’t know if I can use it if it never reads the disc. I am guessing it is a problem with the IDE controller. But it doesn’t auto-play it and when I open “My Computer” and click on the drive it says, “Please insert a disc into drive: As for the cable I removed the cable and tested it and it was okay.
I am writing from the computer now.
Intel 82371AB/EB/MB PCI Bus Master IDE Controller
Results 1 to 14 of This chipset is natively supported in and xp and me? You may have to register before you can post: In the Device Manager it detects the CD-Rom drive and the Floppy drive, but neither know when there ied a disc inserted. It really doesn’t handle XP to bad.
According to the Device 8237ab everything is is “working properly”. July 23rd, October 20th, Originally Posted by NooNoo. Basically what I said was that I just got done installing one of my old games “Creatures 1” and played it. I’m thinking it is either the drive is crap or the IDE controller is having problems, but the hard drive works fine.
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Have defragged and scandisked, and have tried loading in safe mode but to no avail Thanks anyway. Kings Quest is still fun to play today Never, ever approach a computer saying or 82731ab thinking “I will just do this quickly. My e does not have a floppy drive, only CD. October 20th, ,