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Re: Cant view folders from disk in drive

> "Roy Schestowitz" <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> news:ddq4ts$10g7$2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Tintin wrote:
>>> Hi Roy.
>>> Ive had the laptop nearly a year.
>>> All was working fine until about 2 weeks ago when I wanted a file off an
>>> old CD Id burned with files on it from my old PC.
>>> I inserted a CD ROM Id bought with a product to test if it was dirty CDs
>>> etc, but it wouldnt open either. The drive reads the CD because the
>>> installation software of the disk Id inserted auto started, but it
>>> wouldnt
>>> let me double click the drive or right click and "explore"
>> What can you see in the command-line? If I recall correctly, you are
>> using Windows, so go to "Start" -> "Run..." type in 'command' and ENTER
>> to open a
>> DOS prompt
>> type in 'd:' or 'e:' depending on the letter your CD drive was assigned.
>> Now
>> type in 'dir' and ENTER. Any luck there? If the very fundamentals do not
>> work, we can begin to raise questions and find answers.
>> Roy

Tintin wrote:

>  Well it says
> <DIR>        EXT
> <DIR>        MPEGAV
> <DIR>       SEGMENT
> <DIR>        VCD
> 0 File(s)        0 bytes
> 4 Dir(s)        0 bytes free
> what do you think I need to do?

Excellent. Well using commands like copy, e.g.:

copy d:/Ext/* c:/MyData

you can get hold of your data.


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Roy S. Schestowitz

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