CD/DVD Update Problem?

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Bablos

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Hi There...

I'm doing a fresh XP install on one of my machines, and I've come across an odd problem;

Whenever I take a CD or DVD out of their appropriate drives, the name stays next to the drive. If I put another CD or DVD into the drives, it still doesn't change - the only time the system updates the names is at reboot.

As a result, my system always shows the two disks that were in the drives at boot up.

Anyone know what the problem is? I've had a search around, and the problem has occurred before, but no one has replied to the problem.

Hope someone can help!


Bablos.
 
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Burpster

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#2
on my old system PII that used to happen...but with new sys. it updates very quickly when changing CD's or DVD's
 
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Bablos

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#3
Hi There...

It used to be fine, but it's playing up all of a sudden. Anyone know how I can resolve the problem?


Bablos.
 
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I had the exact same thing happen to me. Never had the patience to track down the problem so I did a reinstall and used the repair option. Been workin fine since. Some things to try though: Try to right click and refresh the page. Didnt work for me but you never know. Go to control panel/Administrative tools/component services/services and check that "Imapi CD Burning Com Service" is set to manual. "Removable storage" is set to Auto. And "Shell hardware detection" is set to Auto. I dont know that thatll fix anything but its all I can think of now.
 
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Bablos

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Hi There...

It's solved - I managed to track it down by going through the numerous restore points that a new install tends to create!

I use a program called System Mechanic, and it can set various system options, one of which says 'Automatically start data CDROMs when they are inserted' - I naturally related this to autoplay, and switched it off, but this is what was causing the problem.

Thanks anyway!


Bablos.
 

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