External Cdrom Drive Check

Do the following procedures to isolate the possible effects from a controller, driver, or CD-ROM.

NOTE: Make sure that the CD-ROM does not have any label attached. The label may cause damage to the drive or make the drive fail.

  1. Boot from the diagnostic diskette and start the diagnostic programs.
  2. See if CD-ROM test is passed when the programs run the CD-ROM test.
  3. Follow the instructions in the message window.

If errors occur, reconnect the connector on the system board. If the errors still remain:

  1. Reconnect the external CD-ROM drive.
  2. Replace the external CD-ROM drive.
  3. Replace the main board.
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