My Cd Rom and Cd R/WR dirves both quit at once?

Question

My Cd Rom and Cd R/WR dirves both quit at once. First an error message appeared saying i disconnected them appeared. Now they dont show up anywhere, not im my computer, my divice manager, Ive tried reloading Their drivers, ive tried adding them by adding new hardware, Ive tried troubleshooting them with the hardware wizzard. In the system records error log it shows records every 1/2 second for 10 min. that say:

Source: CdRom

Category: None

Event ID: 11

The driver detected a controller error on \Device\CdRom0

or

Source: CdRom

Category: None

Event ID: 7

The device, \Device\CdRom0, has had a bad block

Mostly the First one.

I dont know what to try next

Answer

This question was answered on December 10, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Try changing the IDE wire.

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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on December 10, 2003