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Windows 7: CD/DVD drives stopped working! Help please!

17 Sep 2009   #11
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Antman View Post
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18 Sep 2009   #12
Corpsecrank

Win7 64bit Ultimate
 
 

If you have a second machine to test the drives I would recommend taking the drive out and putting it into a working computer just to eliminate a drive failure from the list.

I had a few drives fail and they look like they are working fine in device manager however they will not read a disc properly.

So like I said if you can find a second machine to install the drive in for testing it I would try that. Once you know if the drive is actually good or not then you can figure out why it doesn't want to read.
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19 Sep 2009   #13
Element7

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Can I please get some help with this problem?
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19 Sep 2009   #14
Snufffed

 

I'm checking on the mobo. seems it is a 2003 year series... it might not be Win 7. compliant.

From what I can find in the Window 7 Compatibility list CHAINTECh is not Win7 compliant.
More info if I can find.

The manufacturer is ACHME. Not Compliant. so may have to use all Drivers in Vista or XP compability mode.

Entry level only. System tested as:
System as Tested
  • Processor: AMD Athlon 2500+ Barton
  • Motherboard: Chaintech 7NIL2 nForce2 400 Ultra
  • Memory: 512 MB GeIL PC-3500 (2x256MB)
  • Graphics: ATI Radeon 9600 Pro 128 MB (Catalyst 3.6 w/ DX9)
  • Storage: Maxtor 40GB IDE ATA/100
  • Media: Optorite 52x24x52x ATAPI CD-RW
  • Operating Sytstem: Windows 2000 Professional SP4
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19 Sep 2009   #15
Element7

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Well it worked before but after i tried to overclock my processor in the bios it stoped working.
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19 Sep 2009   #16
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

E7

If it worked before you over clocked and doesn't after the overclock, put it back to default. If it goes away dont overclock if not its something else.

Ken
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19 Sep 2009   #17
Antman

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Element7 View Post
Hey I am trying to overclock my AMD spemron 2800+ but it doesnt work. The problem is when I go to the bios and go to advanced chipset features there is a option called "system performance" where i can choose between optimal/aggressive/turbo/expert. I want to put it on aggressive but when i do put it on aggressive and restart the pc, the screen stays black. Why is this?
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I have not actualy done any bios overclocking. I changed the frequency to 200 there was a choice between 100/133/166/200. Even if i use fail safe settings it still doesnt work.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Element7 View Post
Well it worked before but after i tried to overclock my processor in the bios it stoped working.
Whatever.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Antman View Post
Write down the settings you used to overclock.

Then, set all BIOS options back to standard or default.

Boot to test.

Report.
Write down the settings you used to not overclock.

Then, set all BIOS options back to standard or default.

Boot to test.

Report.
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19 Sep 2009   #18
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

By overclocking, maybe he terminated the cd/dvd drive

Terminate Yourself
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20 Sep 2009   #19
Element7

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

I went into the bios and went to Advanced chipset features. Then i tried to change system performance to aggressive/turbo and changed the fsb frequency to 200. Then i changed the memory frequency from by spd to auto. I used cpufsb to change the processor from 2004mhz to 2100mhz but it only lasts until i reboot. Even if i load fail-safe defaults the cd drive ( samsung 52x max) and the cd/dvd drive (sahara dual double layer 16x) wont work.

When i go to standard cmos it says by ide secondary master "SAMSUNG CDmROM' SHm1"and when i press enter on it and press ide hdd auto-detection it doesnt do anything. The dvd drive doesnt even show there.
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20 Sep 2009   #20
Snufffed

 

Seems you never actually read and undstood some of what your saying>
you state:
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Element7
Well it worked before but after i tried to overclock my processor in the bios it stoped working.
Simply put YOU CAN NOT OVERCLOCK YOUR SYSTEM.. That is what you said... All worked FINE till .

Quote:
Quote: Originally Posted by Element7
I have not actualy done any bios overclocking. I changed the frequency to 200 there was a choice between 100/133/166/200. Even if i use fail safe settings it still doesnt work.
That is overclocking. ACTUALLY.,

To remove Overclock it means: revert back to DEFAULT... pure and simple.
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