Well it's possible that you could have a defective CD/RW drive
and try replacing it.
1. Clean the drive. Maybe the bit that checks if a CD is present isQuote:>My computer is a Hewlett Packard, Windows XP about 16
>months old and runs great. Only problem, about 4 months
>ago it just stopped reading the CD's. For example, In "My
>Computer" it simply notes the drive as being empty, as if
>I don't have a CD in there. If I need to run a program
>from CD, it'll say "insert into drive" when the CD is
>already there. Even when I click on it there's no track
>listing. I have tried various types of media, old CD's,
>new CD's, blank CDR, burned CDR. Is this a problem that
>needs to be sent to a tech?
Get brand name cdroms and already tested on your burner
2. print screen
4. HP 4+ and XP