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Old Oct 29, 2002, 12:02 AM
IndiJones IndiJones is offline
Join Date: Oct 2002
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Angry CDROM Drive Problem! [; ; winXP]

This is really getting on my nerves I bought a custom built computer two years back and since then I'm having frequent problem with the CDROM drive (D:\). This is a generic drive. When I start my computer the opening screen that shows the BIOS version shows that "Secondary Master - ATAPI incompatible. Press F1 to continue". After pressing F1 Windows starts. When I check My Computer, CD drive is gone! I have to do restarting a few times before the CD drive shows up. I took the computer to the shop that built this but they said that there is nothing wrong with the computer and that they didn't find the problem that I'm talking about. I upgraded the BIOS, reformatted the computer, changed my OS from Win98SE to Win2000PRO to WinXP PRO, checked the cables so many times I don't even remember but this problem is still there. Now everytime I start the computer, I keep on praying that it starts with CD Drive. Could anyone plz help me solve this problem that has become a pain in the ...!

My PC configuration:

Motherboard: Gigabyte 6VX74X
CPU: P-III 733 MHz
RAM: 256 MB
OS: WinXP Pro

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