Why doesn't my cd-rom play any sound?

Question

I recently purchase a cd-rom drive and installed it myself. The problem i seem to have is that when i put a music cd into the drive the sound doesn;t come out. It reads the data and everythign but whenever i play a video or music there is no sound. PLESASE HELP ME OUT TELL ME WHAT I DID WRONG

Answer

This question was answered on March 24, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Ok you installed the cd-rom yourself correct? Did you forget to connect the audio cable to the sound card in your computer?

Very often people forgot to install the audio cable and ended up not receiving any type of audio The audio cable is a small usually black cable that comes with your cd-rom You must connect his cable to your sound card or motherboard (if your sound card is intergraded to your motherboard) Once you have accomplished this you should be able to receive sound on your computers cd-rom drive.

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Posted by bin of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on March 24, 2003