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(Solved) - CD Drive not working

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  • Started 1 year ago by simmey
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simmey
simmey
Posts: 9

Hi All
I have been trying to get this Freecom cd drive with built in CF/MS/MMS slots to work and still cannot seem to get to the point of whats wrong was helped last night after shorting PC out !!!!! in trying to solve so i wil list below what i see
1 shows up in MY Computer and will eject and when i right click, the little pie diagram tell me it is full with no space left ?, even with no cd disc in it ?.
2 shows up in Disk MANAGEMENT section and also has drive letter.
3 Shows up in device manager screen.
But just wont work !!!
Did uninstall and reinstall and no luck ?
any help would be great

Posted 1 year ago
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vistamike
vistamike
Posts: 10945

simmey this could likely be a dust build up on the laser/lens. A slight wipe with a cotton bud with a small amount of of pure alcohol should cure this for starters. A swift dust with an eyebrush duster may also work.

As it is showing as a drive then do the above.

Posted 1 year ago
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simmey
simmey
Posts: 9

Thanks will do when i get home in an hour !
Thanks

Posted 1 year ago
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simmey
simmey
Posts: 9

No luck on the cleaning ?
Dont know what the problem is at this stage !, anything else come to mind ?

Posted 1 year ago
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germ-x
germ-x
Posts: 5310

Please list your model number

Posted 1 year ago
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simmey
simmey
Posts: 9

Dear User,
Thank you for the purchase of the Freecom FC-1 kit, the ideal solution to convert
your digital photo’s to a CD that can be played in DVD Players at home!
It’s a perfect combination of an IDE CD-RW drive and a USB 7-in-one Card Reader.
The CD-RW supports all different CD formats with a maximum writing speed of
52x.
The integrated 7-in-one Card Reader offers read and write capabilities of 7
different types of memory card. It simplifies data exchange between a desktop
PC, digital cameras, PDAs, MP3 players and mobile phones.
With this multi functional device and the included software, you can view,
archive or write data, such as photos, video and music.
Unique in the combination of the device and included software is the ability to
convert digital photos from a memory card straight to a slight show on a CD that
can be played on a DVD player in the living room!
Freecom Technologies • Germany

Copy of first page of manual

Posted 1 year ago
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warlock
warlock
Posts: 4100

http://www.cdrinfo.com/section.....cleid=8917 Is this it?

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Freeco.....B00020Q1EC I don't know where you are located but, you might just want to get a new one.

Posted 1 year ago
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simmey
simmey
Posts: 9

Thanks Warlock
Thats the one i have the card reader conponent is nice and compact, so suits me. Thinks you are right i might just get a new one as the one i have is in a computer a long time and owes me nothing and i cannot seem to fix the issue !

Posted 1 year ago
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G41M
Posts: 902

If the PC has an available 5.25" bay/slot, I would suggest, getting a DVD burner (which also reads and writes CDs) and connect only the 7in1 card reader on the Freecom.

Posted 1 year ago
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simmey
simmey
Posts: 9

I was coming around to some thing like that, when i copped that the card reader did not need the cd end and i have spare ports ?
Thanks for all the help guys

Posted 1 year ago
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LadyFitzgerald
Posts: 2232

I wish I could find a combo USB 3.0 card reader/BD burner.

Posted 1 year ago
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