No Audio from the CD-ROM Drive
CD-ROM drives typically have two types of connectors to the motherboard: analog and digital. The settings in Windows may be looking for analog audio when digital audio is being pumped out the drive, or vice versa. Here's how to tell Windows to use the other setting:
Try playing your CD again. If you hear it, great! If you don't, you might want to check inside your computer and make sure there is a small wire from your CD-ROM drive going to the motherboard and that it is connected correctly.
Last updated September 16, 2003