View Full Version : frozen mouse/scandisk

15-01-2004, 10:02 AM
I am operating Win ME.
Yesterday i installed a CDRW drive, which works fine but each time I start windows my mouse pointer freezes. If i run control panel/add new hardware/search for new hardware the mouse unfreezes, but it is a pain doing that each time. Also, i seem to get an occasional blue screen with a "write error drive C" message.
Scandisk starts each time, but takes hours to finish, and doesn't seem to fix anything.
This error has been around for a couple of weeks, since i tried to delete some stuff while simultaneously doing a defrag.
Yes, I am a dork.
Any ideas?

Graham L
15-01-2004, 03:35 PM
I'd (shutdown first ;-)) unplug the CDRW, uninstall any software related to it, then reboot to Safe Mode.then do a defrag (doing nothing else ;-)) then a scandisk. Make sure it is all working correctly.

Then you can think about adding the CDRW. Don't ever add hardware or software to a system which isn't working properly. That always leads to tears before bedtime.