CD Drive Read Errors (Cyclic Redundancy Check)(CRC)

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jaquio5

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Hey. Recently I wanted to install direct cd for formatting my CDRW drive to drag files into it from explorer. It was a very old disk for my HP 8100. After that when I try to drag large files from CDs to my HD (tried both cdrom drives and tried it on both my HDs) I get Cyclic Redundancy Check errors. These CDs worked before and work on other computers. I went to device manager and removed both drives, and readded them both. Still no dice. I reintalled XP. I removed the HP software also. I know the CDs are in fine condition. Any ideas? Thanks.
 
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jaquio5

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dang

thanks for the reply but still no luck. anyone else have any ideas?im dying here/
 
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calculator_kid

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try a cd drive cleaning disk, i had the exact same problem, its probably a dirty lens if the cds work on other computers.
 
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jaquio5

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nope

see it started right at the same time in both of my cd drives, it happenes to every cd at the same point on both drives. i know its not hardware but software. any ideas? thanks.
 

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