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shroomcow
01-19-2002, 02:10 AM
Help, HELP ME PLEASE!!!

Alright, I just restarted my computer..

And my CD Burning Drive and my DVD burning drive is not there in My Computer.

I tried going into the D:/ Directory (My DVD Drive), and it says it ain't there!!

The same with my E:/ (CDRW Drive) Directory!!

PLEASE HELP ME!!

Wiggo
01-19-2002, 06:48 AM
Have you been inside the PC or moved it around where the IDE cable(s) have become unseated? :?:
:beer: :beer: :beer: :beer: :beer:

Andy
01-19-2002, 08:39 AM
if they are both on the same ide cable, the cable is probably loose

shroomcow
01-19-2002, 09:52 PM
Never mind, I reformatted. Thanks anyway.

Splash
02-17-2002, 02:15 PM
A whole reformat just to fix a losse cable!?!
Man u are krazzeee :crazy:

Mr. C
02-17-2002, 02:25 PM
OK, maybe a bit harsh, but there's nothing like a clean install feeling:clap:

shroomcow
02-18-2002, 10:45 PM
Well, to tell you the full story:

After that, my reg got messed up, then my IRQ, so I had to reformatte. -_-

It was probably a virus or something...

I haven't messed with my computer in 2 months. I only installed new RAM. that was it..

Splash
02-19-2002, 05:13 AM
Ok Fair enough
Reinstall was ur best bet.

must admit i use Drive Image and it is great.
I just install everything OS, Office and other programs, tweaks etc
Then just save a disk image.

if it all goes south i just back-up data like doc's and email and restore the disk image.
No reinstall just replace the whole shooting match with a known good version.
Too easy.

Drive Image is freely available and value for money
(i got mine sort of free - ssshhh don't tell) hehehe

cheers