Re: Problem with CDs
From: Jimmy S. (Private)
Date: Sun, 6 Feb 2005 13:10:07 -0500
You might just need to clean your CD ROM and CD's.
They have kits available for that at most tech shops now. :-)
-- Cheers, Windows XP MVP Shell / User Jimmy S. http://mvp.support.microsoft.com Game FAQs: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=FH;[LN];gms Visit my MSN Zone.com and Gaming Help Site: http://mvps.org/nibblesnbits MS Assisted Support: http://support.microsoft.com/select/?target=assistance My advice is donated "AS IS" without warranty; nor do I confer any rights. _________________________________________________________ "Rob" <Rob@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:6C9F0E27-DF57-4B93-B2AB-6DBD03AF912F@microsoft.com... >I analysed the error, it says my cdrom has a bad block. > What does this mean, and is there anyway to fix it? > What is more strange is that i can play a few games, but most don't work. > > "Jimmy S." wrote: > >> Hi Rob, >> >> "Rob" <Rob@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:93AAFE87-1EB1-4381-AAAB-02260F0FCA6A@microsoft.com... >> > When i play games, i insert the CD into the CD drive, then the game starts >> > up. But after the brief loading screen, the computer automatically reboots >> > itself-it has a blue screen with some writing, but this disappears too >> > quickly for me to read it, and the pc restarts. >> > Can someone please help, this problem has only developed recently, before i >> > had no issues with this. >> >> Your system is set to restart automatically after STOP events. >> >> To stop this behavior go to Control Panel / System / Advanced / >> Click the Startup and Recovery Settings button / Uncheck the box >> labelled "Automatically restart" under the System Failure section. >> >> To analyze the error, try the steps in: http://aumha.org/win5/kbestop.htm >> >> If the error indicates a file name that begins with ati, or nv (nVidia) >> the most likely solution would be to install the latest drivers using >> the instructions at: http://mvps.org/nibblesnbits/Video.html#drivers >> >> -- >> Cheers, Windows XP MVP Shell / User >> Jimmy S. http://mvp.support.microsoft.com >> >> >> Game FAQs: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=FH;[LN];gms >> Visit my Zone.com / Gaming Helpsite: http://nibblesnbits.tk or Call / Contact >> MS Support at: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=sz;en-us;top >> My advice is donated "AS IS" without warranty; nor do I confer any rights. >> _________________________________________________________ >> >> >> >> >> >> >>