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Cannot locate the CD-ROM

 
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Unable to locate the requested CD.  The CD is missing, or the specified CD drive letter is wrong, the drive is not connected.

 
 
   
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Full Title
  Cannot locate the CD-ROM 

 
Typical location
  C:\Windows\System32\

 
Issued By
  dwm.exe

 
OS
  Windows Vista

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Vendor
  Microsoft Corporation    
 
   
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Use Correct Media and Path
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Confirm the desired CD is in the drive, and the path is set correctly to the media.
 
   
 
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  FaultWire Staff
Posted: 4-Oct-2009
 
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Verify Connections
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Check that the CD drive is connected properly. For external drives, check that the power is connected and active, and the cable to the PC is connected (USB, Firewire, etc.). For internal drives, check that both the power and data cables are firmly connected.
 
   
 
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