It had been two days of fiddling and the damn drive would not come back to me. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. My hardware is not too old. Please assign your manual to a product: I didn’t even have to run additional tests, I knew right then and there that the problem was a mechanical one with the closing of the drive perhaps the gears were no longer coming into the proper position to place the motor hub onto the hole of the disc or the laser eye became stuck in a position that did not favour starting on the first track of the disc This thread is locked. Once that came up as expected , I ejected the disc tray, walked to my Grand Mother’s sewing room, got a good ol sewing pin no doubt created before the concept of home computers were even fathomable closed the disc tray once again, ran the DIR command again, but this time, while the disc was trying to be accessed, I pushed the pin into the little emergency tray release hole, forcing the tray to eject just enough to grab onto with my fingernails.
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It took a couple of restarts to work. Sadly, if none of the above work, the only likely way is to replace the drive itself.
I didn’t even have to run additional tests, I knew right then and there that sy problem was a mechanical one with h, closing of the drive perhaps the gears were no longer coming into the proper position to place the motor hub onto the hole of the disc or the laser eye became stuck in a position that did not favour starting on the first track of the disc I was suggested everything from flashing the at CMOS to deleting lines in the system registry regedit to deleting and installing new ATAPI drivers to installing VERY suspect and dodgy executables that would miraculously fix things, to using different burn programs, to changing IDE Interface Ribbon Cables to changing entire power supplies, and my most hated suggestion of all, “the drive must be broken, but drive’s are cheap these days anyway, just buy a new one.
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My hardware is not too old. This solution fixed my problem.
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Since the drive not being able to access standard discs with data on it was a clear indication of the problem, I booted in a MS-DOS environment using a Windows 98 Boot Disk, complete with CD-ROM support these little f’ers are trusty when you get into trouble. How satisfied are you with this response? Aug 31, Dell Inspiron s Desktop Computer. Posted on Mar 22, You can’t post conmments that contain an email address.
It’s worth a thousand words. I have a dell latitude Bicycle – Mark Twain said it right. Thanks for marking this as the answer. There are some registry entries that the troubleshooter does not fix and those “might” be the cause.
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Instant Repair Help over the Phone 6ya. Did this solve your problem? Open up the back and make sure nl cables are pluged in.
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