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Windows 7: Cd drive freezing pc

15 Jun 2010   #11

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tews View Post
Its entirely possible that the drive itself may be defective ... as cheap as they are you might be better off to replace it....
+1 - most likely this is the case

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15 Jun 2010   #12

Windows 7 32bit

yeh there cheap xD but what i dont understand is it is only when it is a blank cd... not another cd of any sort...
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15 Jun 2010   #13
squall leonhart

Windows 7

It means the drive itself lacks support for the media codes that those disks are operating with, this is most usually a firmware limitation. especially true if its an OEM drive from the likes of HP or Compaq, which use restricted Liteon hardware.
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15 Jun 2010   #14


One way to find out.. Might just be fixed by replacing the cd/dvd drive, and if you know a good used computer shop you can probably get one that works just fine for less than $10
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