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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 04-18-2006, 10:22 AM Thread Starter
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CD Failures?

Have you ever had a CD with file information on it stop working? I have a CD with my bike's manual on it in Acrobat format. The CD is perfect, no scratches, but doesn't run anymore. It ran when I purchased it but, for some reason, it doesn't work now.

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Was it left in the sunlight too much?

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post #3 of 9 (permalink) Old 04-18-2006, 10:43 AM Thread Starter
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Actually it was stored, in the case and out of sunlight, on my desk. I was thinking maybe the plastic at the center deformed and isn't catching when the center holder tries to attach.

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Is it 'sounding' different when it spins up versus other discs?

Standard troubleshooting: try it in other machines/drives.

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post #5 of 9 (permalink) Old 04-18-2006, 11:01 AM Thread Starter
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Is it 'sounding' different when it spins up versus other discs?

Standard troubleshooting: try it in other machines/drives.
Yeah, I did try another machine with the same results. Does it sound different? Not really. The drives just seem to start over repeatedly in an effort to read the disk.

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Looks like you got your CD manual from the same guy I did. I went to use it the other day and couldnt get the other discs to load for the life of me. Have only used it a few times.
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post #7 of 9 (permalink) Old 04-18-2006, 01:11 PM Thread Starter
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Looks like you got your CD manual from the same guy I did. I went to use it the other day and couldnt get the other discs to load for the life of me. Have only used it a few times.
Don't tell me you got it from Geomoto? If this thing was a load once only I'm gonna be ticked!

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No, the name doesnt ring a bell. But I did get off Ebay quite some time ago. I've used Disc 1 of 3 many times over. The other 2 which are rarely ever used wont load. Weird.
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post #9 of 9 (permalink) Old 04-18-2006, 02:06 PM Thread Starter
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No, the name doesnt ring a bell. But I did get off Ebay quite some time ago. I've used Disc 1 of 3 many times over. The other 2 which are rarely ever used wont load. Weird.
That's where I got my CD. Geomoto is, or maybe was because their website doesn't work, based in the Chicago area. I'll have to get the mailing envelope to know the city and address.

"For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, 'He has a demon.' The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, 'Here is a glutton and a drunkard..."

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