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TheUnholyNightbringer
01-26-2006, 10:41 AM
Yup, my D: Drive crapped out. It's listed on Device Manager and it says the driver is working properly. Tried disabling and enabling the driver but it's not working. My E: Drive's crapped out too.

Help?

nieh
01-26-2006, 10:42 AM
Try unplugging them and plugging them back in. That's worked for me on a couple occasions with stuff like that.

platinumpt
01-26-2006, 10:49 AM
If everything else fails, use a hammer. It might not get better, but you'll feel better.

Isolated Fury
01-26-2006, 10:56 AM
Stupid suggestion: Have you tried restarting your computer? Just thought I'd check.


And off topic...Is Maria gone?

TheUnholyNightbringer
01-26-2006, 10:58 AM
Stupid suggestion: Have you tried restarting your computer? Just thought I'd check.


And off topic...Is Maria gone?

1) Yes, of course.

2) Good point, I haven't seen her for a couple days.

Isolated Fury
01-26-2006, 11:21 AM
2) Good point, I haven't seen her for a couple days.
Try searching for any posts of hers. Or even her profile.

Gone...

Oh, happy day!

nieh
01-26-2006, 11:22 AM
When did this happen?

Isolated Fury
01-26-2006, 11:23 AM
When did this happen?
That's what I want to know. Was it like overnight or something?

Anya82
01-26-2006, 03:16 PM
maybe she's still pissed off with HAU.

The Talking Pie
01-26-2006, 03:38 PM
Dust. Seriously, shove a vacuum cleaner in there. That's been the cause of my CD drives crapping out in the past. Though it may just have broken down with wear and tear. Happens every now and again.

Chimera512
01-26-2006, 03:54 PM
dust sounds like a viable cause of the problem, computers get really dusty, especially if you have alot of ventilation and fans. i generally have to dust out my computer every 6 months so the dust in the heat sink fans on the CPU and GPU actaully do something.

Linda
01-26-2006, 06:06 PM
You're supposed to dust out the inside of them? :eek:

yay
01-26-2006, 09:42 PM
I had the same problem a few years back and it turned out to be a virus. Use Norton, Mcafee, Trend Micro or Zone Alarm, and if there is a virus they will find it.

GreenTerror
01-26-2006, 11:55 PM
I didn't know viruses could make your disc drives shitty.

That sucks.

The Talking Pie
01-27-2006, 05:06 AM
They can't. But they can fuck with drivers. Boot into Linux and see if your CR drive works? That's a way to rule out that problem.

Mannen som blev en gris
01-28-2006, 08:33 AM
Yup, I now have the same problem. I'm right now searching for viruses, but I doubt that's it.
How do I know what this thing is called though? Because that would probably be the first step, to know what it's called. It should have some sort of ASOUBH19874aAUY name, right?

And what exactly is your problem Dave? Mine is dead... I can open it if I put in a thing in that little hole under it, but it's still dead.

A vacuum cleaner? Is that safe? What if it sucks out a bunch of crap?

Unplugging it? I have no idea how to do that.

My mom's gonna call about it tomorrow, but it'd be nice to solve it now.

Mannen som blev en gris
01-28-2006, 09:22 AM
The Talking Pie: hail, brother. I fucking love you. It's now working after I "shoved a vacuum cleaner in there". Thank you <3 Now I'm off to play some BF2.