CD Drive not reading CD's after format

  • Nana
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Post 3+ Months Ago

here is the deal, after formatting my computer, most of the times my hardrive can't read the cd it just opens but there is no programms nothing when i open the same cd on another computer the cd works properly and i can work with all the programs. i'll be glad to try any idea to fix this problem :!:

  • grinch2171
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Post 3+ Months Ago

Made this a new topic, didn't really belong in a thread discussing driver websites.
  • Tchuki
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Post 3+ Months Ago

What type of data is on the CD ?

If it is music, download Windows Media Player 10: ... fault.aspx

If your CD is a program CD and it is just not AutoRun(ing) when you insert it into your optical drive:

1) Make sure drivers are installed for the optical driver
2) Make sure the AutoRun option is enabled

To enable AutoRun do the following:

Start > Run > Type regedit

That will open your registry file. Navigate to the following folder:


Look for the file called AutoRun and set the value to 1 if it is not already.

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