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dvd-rom and dvd-rw/+r drivers not found on system

by setmeup4 / October 22, 2007 5:45 AM PDT

Grandson's comp (compaq presario) had recently had hard drive cleaned and we are in process of re-installing hardware...but, the 2 dvd drivers are not found on system and can't find the back-up discs done when comp was purchased (lost in move I guess)

How do we find these drivers to install them??????

Thank you all in advance!

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Keep in mind that for Windows...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 22, 2007 5:47 AM PDT

Those drivers are on the Microsoft Windows CD (all versions from 95 to Vista.)

If the CD/DVD drives do not show up in Explorer, it's not due to these drivers but something else. Tell more and try this article.



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dvd rom and comp info
by setmeup4 / October 22, 2007 5:59 AM PDT

Grandson had evidently lost the windows cd and backup cd's when moving, so, do not have that aid ( Grandson's comp IS registered with windows though)....is there any other way to get drivers to download free?

Grandson's Mom is helpless with comp and I am just a touch more able, lol...but not much where this area is concerned! (Grandson is autistic, and if he knows, he isn't sharing!) Happy

Grandson's comp is a Compaq Preasio with windows xp home edition service pack 2

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(NT) My bet is on that link I supplied.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 22, 2007 6:00 AM PDT
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(NT) thank you will try and let you know results :)
by setmeup4 / October 22, 2007 6:01 AM PDT
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