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i need help with my ibm cd-rom 4x portable (pcmcia)

Discussion in 'PC hardware help' started by NetMan87, Mar 13, 2005.

  1. NetMan87

    NetMan87 Guest

    i have toshiba satellite 110ct and ibm portable 4x speed cd-rom drive...

    Now i need to install windows and i don't have nullmodem... only cd... i have driver files and i mod config.sys and autoexec.bat but cd-rom drive don't read cd's...

    I see only "not ready" in display...

    sorry my english...

    Please all help...

    english or finnish...
     
  2. wdowsing

    wdowsing Regular member

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    have u tried going into bios and changing the first boot device to ur cd rom on PCMCIA
     
  3. NetMan87

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    my computer don't have real bios.... only boot device's is hdd and fdd... i have make fat16 file system to c and config file's... but cd-rom don't work full...
     
  4. ddp

    ddp Moderator Staff Member

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    can you try the drive on another computer to see if it reads cds, also try a cd/dvd disk cleaner on the drive
     
  5. NetMan87

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    I can't but it's can play music cd.... but then it don't need computer =)
     
  6. NetMan87

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    if anybody can't help me... i install win with nullmodem... but i realy need know how i install that cd-drive in dos
     
  7. ddp

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    what windows are you using or going to use??
     
  8. NetMan87

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    i try install win me... now i send install file's...
    i use nullmodem... in windows cd-rom work, but not in dos...
     
  9. ddp

    ddp Moderator Staff Member

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    check the ibm site for the dos driver for your cdrom drive
     
  10. NetMan87

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    now i know why it don't work...

    cd-drive port is corrupt... hmm..

    if real is [;;;;;;;;] then it is [;I;;;;;;]

    thanks for all...
     

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