Also, I noted that the diskette drive on the same ribbon cable does work, but slowly We can replace software now. This drive will only read Mac Install disks. What can I do? It reads DVDs fine, but randomly messes up regular data and audio cds, even when windows isn’t loaded up. Sign in anonymously Don’t add me to the active users list.

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Even though DVD drives are dirt cheap rww to what they used to cost, there’s no real reason to spend the cash unless you’re sure the problem is with the drive and not something else on the computer, so please, test that drive first. Sign in anonymously Don’t add me to the active users list.

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That’s all I was suggesting 44881b. When you double-click on the CD drive under XP Proit seems to read the drive’s contents as empty i. Hi there, Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is ra.


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Please assign your manual to a product: If its OK than good otherwise time to replace your drive. It may work, but I fvd want to try it until I’m more certain: If the lens has been damaged than it is going to even stop reading disks sooner or later. I made sure the power dh ribbon connections were firmly in there, and I checked Device R. Go to company web site and see if there is a firmware update for the unit, you may have to put it in a PC to flash it if there is no mac version.

Community Forum Software by IP. Add Your Answer Tips for a great answer: The random read error problems started happenning about the same time when I unplugged and re-plugged the drive back in temporarily replaced it with a hard-drive.


Et is a acer comp. Proffitt Forum moderator December 18, 7: Jan 03, Uniden Cordless Phone. A diagnostic error message indicated a corrupted block.


This system is at my job, and I may not be able to get back to it found out that I don’t have the clearance to go to the machine unsupervised, so probably a coworker will finish up with this problem.

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Unless you are talking about a ZIP drive, there’s something wrong there. On the left if you see a yellow exclamation mark next to your drive and were getting any of the above error codes then we have a simple fix.

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