Try this first. Insert the CD into the CD-Rom. Go to My Computer and click on your CD-ROM (usually the D: drive). See if it will load what is on the CD.
If that does not work try this step;
Go to your device manager (My Computer>Properties>Hardware Tab>Device Manager)
Look for DVD/CD-ROM devices>click on the + to expand and shows your DVD/CD-Rom>
right click on the device and uninstall>reboot the computer.
XP will reload the drivers for you CD-Rom. Test it to see if it works.
If that fails then try this step:
Hope this helps.