View Full Version : wtf - windows 2000 cd

13-09-2003, 11:09 AM
Whenever i put in a cd like a game cd or an audio cd, i get a warning that the cd in the drive is not the windows 2000.... of course it's not, i wanna play motorcross madness! then it goes on to say, these files are unrecognised. Please insert the win2k CD to replace these files. On inserting the CD i get nothing... nothing happens!!!


13-09-2003, 11:17 AM
Are you accessing CD drive or is this on autoplay. Just thinking along the lines that you may be using a faulty shortcut. To test, try opening the CD using the icon in my computer.

13-09-2003, 11:51 AM
if you got windows 2000, install SP4 to see what happens.

run anti-virus, adaware tools to see anything suspicious.

it may be a hardware fault, it may be your mainboard's ide controller or cd-rom drive itself. try a different cdrom(another brand)

What changes you made to the system hardware/software since last time it worked? undo the change if possible.

13-09-2003, 01:13 PM
I'm not too sure if this is actually possible, but it could be that some components of Win2k on your computer have been set to "run from CD".

13-09-2003, 01:17 PM
Perhaps also try ejecting the cd by right clicking on the cd drive. Then right click again and go 'close cd tray'.

13-09-2003, 05:00 PM
That shouldn't be any different from pushing eject on the CD drive (theoretically).

13-09-2003, 06:17 PM
Hi, You could try turning off autoplay and/or opening the cd in explorer and

double click MCM2.exe setup file....Play the game.

Cd will prolly need to be i.n.s.e.r.t.e.d.