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Windows XP recovery console locks CD drive, even after restart!

Windows XP recovery console locks CD drive, even after restart!

Whenever I use my Windows XP SP2 installation CD that came with my Dell computer to use the recovery console, I have a problem.

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It is likely a bug in the software on the Dell CD, wherein it never releases the lock from the drive. Doing a full power cycle will reset that bit of the drive. You can report it to Dell, but I'd be willing to wager that they know already.