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Old 12-12-2004, 01:45 PM   #1
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My Cdrom drive is invisible in Windows Explorer or any other program. I know it works cause I can boot from it. Help!!

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Old 12-12-2004, 11:28 PM   #2
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I'm not sure, can you see the drive in disk management.
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Old 12-12-2004, 11:31 PM   #3
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had this before. It is a virus and spyware infestation. These trojans hide in the volume files, and the go to work. DO a clean install, and get behind a firewall, and use FireFox 1.0 instead of Internet Explorer. GL!
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Old 12-12-2004, 11:33 PM   #4
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never seen a virus do that...but I guess anything is possible. Any idea which virus it is?
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