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ATAPI DVD-ROM

Hi techie's.My ATAPI DVD-ROM isn't working.In device manager it s asays the device is not enabled.When i click enable i am told windows cannot enable this device.I have checked all connections and all ok.I recently installed xp service pack 2.Don't know if this is the reason.Come on guys, i know you can help.

Regards
Bob
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Try removing it from device manager then rebooting.

XP should detect it on reload and install it.

If it doesn't, carefully remove it and place in a suitable waste receptacle, then replace with a nice new DVDR/W, circa £35 at a store near you.
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ATAPI DVD-ROM

also check the bios settings to see if picking the drive up correctly
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Many thank's,Tony,it worked a treat.