How can I fix my comouter if it say


Ok...When I put in a CD or CD-ROM in my tower it seems like its knows its there but doesn't respond to it. The green light blinks for a second or 2 and then it stops. I go to my computer and click on the d drive and it says D:/ is not accessible the device is not ready...whats up with that?? I don't want to go out and get a new one is there anyway I can fix this problem????


This question was answered on February 11, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Try this

- Select Start, Settings, and Control Panel; then double-click System

- Select the Device Manager tab

- Double-click the Hard Disk Controllers branch to expand it, select your IDE controller, and then select Properties

- Select the Settings tab

- In the Dual IDE Channel Settings box, select Both IDE Channels Enabled, and then click OK (2 times), and restart your computer

This might work because it happened to me before.

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Posted by Ileen of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on February 11, 2003