Having problems with your Dell Dimension™ B110 PC Desktop ?

Dell dimension b110 not reading cd drive

\015 Computer is not recognizing the drive or reading cds when inserted.\015

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Do you have any device drivers loaded on your system that may be interfering? Such as ANYDVD or some other app? Does this happen with data DVD's as well as movies?

\015\012Have you tried starting your DVD player application and then inserting the disk into the drive?

\015\012One thng you may want to try is going into device manager and deleting all IDE devices, then deleting the IDE controllers themselves and rebooting. This should allow Windows XP (I assume it is XP) to re-recognize and re-initialize the hardware. Then you may want to try re-installing the motherboard chipset drivers (there should be a driver disk that came with your machine, hopefully) just to make sure they are all in good shape.
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