Automap/Expedia Err Msg: Couldn't Find <Program Name> CD-ROM

SYMPTOMS

When you attempt to start one of the programs listed at the beginning
of this article, you may receive an error message similar to one of the
following:

  • Program Name

    Couldn't find the Program Name CD-ROM on this
    machine. Ensure that the CD is correctly inserted in your CD-ROM
    drive, then click OK (or click Cancel to terminate the program).
    Microsoft Expedia Streets & Trips 2000


    Couldn't find the Microsoft Expedia Streets & Trips 2000 RUN
    CD-ROM on this machine. Ensure that the RUN CD (not the SETUP CD) is
    correctly inserted in your CD-ROM drive, then click OK (or click
    Cancel to exit the application).

CAUSE

This behavior can occur if any of the following conditions is true:

  • You are using the PowerToys FlexiCD program.
  • Your MCI CD Audio device driver is not installed or enabled.
  • You are attempting to run the program over a Terminal Server
    connection.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this issue, use one of the following methods.

Disable PowerToys FlexiCD

  1. Right-click the FlexiCD icon (a compact disk), located
    next to the clock on the Windows taskbar.
  2. On the FlexiCD menu, click Exit FlexiCD.
  3. Restart the program.

Make Sure the MCI CD Audio Device Is Installed and Enabled

To make sure the MCI CD Audio device is installed and enabled, follow
these steps:


  1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then
    click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Multimedia.
  3. Click the Advanced or Devices tab.
  4. Click the PLUS SIGN (+) next to Media Control Devices to expand the branch.
  5. Click CD Audio Device (Media Control), and then
    click the Properties.


    NOTE: If CD Audio Device (Media Control) is not listed, skip to
    the "Install the CD Audio Device" section later in this article.
  6. Click Use This Media Control Device, and then
    click OK.
  7. Close Control Panel, and then restart Windows.
If the CD Audio Device is installed and enabled but you still receive
the error message, you must remove and reinstall the CD Audio Device.


NOTE: If a CD-ROM changer is installed in your computer, the drive
you assign to play music compact discs (CD Audio), must also be the drive
you use for any of the programs listed at the beginnng of this article.

Remove the CD Audio Device

  1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then
    click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Multimedia.
  3. Click the Advanced or Devices tab.
  4. Click the PLUS SIGN (+) next to Media Control Devices to expand the branch.
  5. Click CD Audio Device (Media Control), and then
    click the Properties.


    NOTE: If CD Audio Device (Media Control) is not listed, skip to
    the "Install the CD Audio Device" section later in this article.
  6. Click Remove, and then click OK.
  7. Close Control Panel.
  8. Click Start, point to Find, and then
    click Files or Folders.
  9. In the Named box, type
    mcicda.drv.
  10. In the Look in box, click My Computer,
    and then click Find Now.
  11. In the list of found files, right-click the Mcicda.drv file,
    and then click Delete.
  12. When you are prompted to confirm the file deletion,
    click Yes.
  13. Close the Find: Files Named Mcicda.drv window, and then
    restart the computer.

Install The CD Audio Device

  1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then
    click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Add New Hardware.
  3. Click Next, click No, and then click Next.


    NOTE: If you are using a Microsoft Windows 98-based computer,
    click Next.


    If Windows detects new hardware, click No, the device
    isn't in the list,
    and then click Next. If Windows does not
    detect any devices, click No, and then click Next.
  4. Click Sound, Video And Game Controllers, and then
    click Next.
  5. In the Manufacturers list, click Microsoft MCI.
  6. In the Models list, click CD Audio Device (Media
    Control).
  7. Click Next, and then click Finish. Follow the
    instructions on the screen.
  8. Restart Windows.

Run the Program Locally

The MCI CD Audio device is not available across a Terminal Server connection. Because of this, you cannot run the programs listed on the beginning of this article across a Terminal Server connection. To run one of these programs, install and run it locally on your computer.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

MORE INFORMATION

The programs listed at the beginning of this article need to obtain
exclusive control of your CD-ROM drive. If the program cannot obtain
exclusive control of your CD-ROM drive, you receive an error message
similar to the messages specified in the "Symptoms" section of this
article.
Propiedades

Id. de artículo: 158274 - Última revisión: 02/14/2017 - Revisión: 1

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