computer prob- help?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by pigpen02, Nov 16, 2002.

  1. pigpen02


    Mar 24, 2002
    hey, i'm useless here, so see if you can help me out:

    i'm trying to load a game on disk to my dell inspiron 4000 notebook. the computer doesn't recognize this disk in the drive when i try to load the game, but did just days ago. i uninstalled the original, and thought i'd reinstall. now, no dice. when i try to check it out i get a message that says the drive is locked or some such by some utility?

    anybody know what's going on, where i fix it? by the way, the drive reads other disks just fine.
  2. hmmm...

    is the cd dirty or scratched? that's the first thing that comes to mind. If every other disc works, then it has to be a problem with the cd.
  3. pigpen02


    Mar 24, 2002
    no, the cd is perfect. as are the other three in the set, and the computer reacts to them all the same. pop in a dvd/audio cd/other disk and it's all fine. just this bunch....
  4. weird...

    what game is it?
  5. pigpen02


    Mar 24, 2002
    baldur's gate: shadows of amn
  6. ok, I have no idea what could be wrong. You should try the cds on other computers and see what happens.