Author: CSM1 Date: Nov 23, 2007 15:58
"Bruce" discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> My computer has stopped accessing any cds I attempt to play, and when I
> to 'rip' I am told, "A CD drive is needed in order to rip music from CDs".
> In the past I have been able to access pictures which I was able to
> successfully put on my computer from CD; my computer is very new. Any
> suggestions about what to do would be most gratefully received. Thank
Take a look in Windows Device Manager and see if the CD drive is listed. It
would be in the branch "DVD/CD-ROM drives.
Click the (+) right click the drive, properties, see what it says in the
General tab Normally (This device is working properly"
DVD/CD drives do fail.