cd player keeps freezing my computer

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  1. DPoon

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    ok my cdrw drive keeps freezing my computer. wether i try to install something or try to burn something. it keeps freezing. anyone got any ideas?
     
  2. crotchfruit

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    options:

    - reinstall cdrw drivers
    - get a new cdrw drive.
     
  3. DPoon

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    i might have to. becuase i just unplugged my cdrw drive andnow my pc runs fine.

    it was freezing up as well even after formating my hdd
     
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    I have something similar to this but never got around to fixing it.

    Everytime I put a blank CD into my drive the whole machine locks up hard. Only the reset button will fix it. I guess someday I will get around to looking for new drivers. It is more than likely a Via IDE problem. :mad:
     
  5. DPoon

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    its funny because i have never had this problem before. didnt make any hardware or software changes. i even formated my HDD
     

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