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No Device Drivers Error Message .....Windows 7

by madee4u / June 18, 2009 3:28 AM PDT

"No device drivers were found. Make sure that the installation media contains the correct drivers, and then click ok"

I Ve been trying to install Windows 7 RC on my Sony Vaio VGN 123 E and i managed to get my DVD fully working (booting windows 7 installation and all), but the las issue im having installing Windows 7 is that eveyrtime i get into the Install now screen, and i click on install now, it goes and show me a screen with this message:

No device drivers were found. Make sure that the installation media contains the correct drivers, and then click ok.

That message gives me 3 buttons: ok, cancel and browse, neither of OK and CANCEL would let me through the install, and with browse i have tried to find those missing drivers but without succeed.

I have read almost every near installation post on this forum and googled that error with no further

FYI:Vista Home Premium already Installed on Laptop. DVD/RW rom is working perfect and window7 does boot perfectly then why the hell it needs drivers again? I do not have drivers for Cd/dvd rom.

Ill appreaciate your help
Thanks in advance

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Do you know what device isn't configured yet?
by Steven Haninger / June 18, 2009 6:38 AM PDT

Look in device manager for alert message. You may also see an alert in the tray. Once you can figure out which piece of hardware is triggering the message, you can start looking for a driver. It's possible that none exists. In this case, you can disable the marked device in device manager and the startup message should go away.

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No Device Drivers Error Message ....Windows 7
by DataCabbitKSW / June 18, 2009 9:19 AM PDT

If it isn't even installed when you get the request for drivers, chances are it is for your chipset or your drive controllers. Try checking on the web for a copy of the drivers. If you can't find ones for Windows 7, get the Windows Vista drivers of the same bit depth, x86 or x64, that you are installing. Extract the drivers to a flash drive and present them to the install when it gets around to asking for them. If it doesn't auto-find them, then choose browse and point it at your flash-drive (or floppy, or whichever). This _SHOULD_ do the trick. If not, try posting over to the official Windows 7 RC Support Forum located here . It is supported by product specialists as well as engineers and support teams. They are pretty quick to respond to posts of problems.

Kurtis Whittington - Microsoft Windows Client Team

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Can not access device manager
by madee4u / June 18, 2009 10:40 AM PDT

1) I had Vista Home Premium Sony Laptop working perfect and now tried to upgrade to windows 7
2) I got first message after clicking install,
"Two consecutive error messages when you try to upgrade a computer that is running Windows Vista: "Upgrade has been disabled" and then "The upgrade cannot be started"
3) , followed kb article and uninstalled vista service pack 1 to resolve the issue.
4) BANG !...After uninstall, system never rebooted and felt very disappointed assuming unnecessarily I tried to upgrade when my home vista is working perfectly
5) Again, Inserted windows 7 dvd and got the above topic message
" No Device Drivers Error Message ....Windows 7"
6) As per your last two posts, which tells to see device manager which cannot be done at this moment, because laptop is crashed completely and doesn't boot.
7) vista restore and repair options and no luck

Please help to either restore or upgrade to windows 7

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It asks for DVD/CD Rom Drivers which I do not have
by madee4u / June 18, 2009 10:49 AM PDT

windows 7 Asks for CD/DVD ROM Drivers which i do not have,

Model: Mashita uj-850s DVD/RW Drivers Needed

No luck in google.
Please post any link where I could download drivers to the above model

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Try burning disc at 1x
by saucymonkster / July 26, 2009 8:24 PM PDT

I had this problem trying to install windows 7 rc to an acer aspire revo. I tried the suggestion from another forum which is to make sure you burn your disc at 1x, which I did with Deep Burner. Hey Presto it worked. No more asking for cd device driver and windows 7 installed like a good un`

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pls try this
by raja shaker / May 10, 2010 7:43 AM PDT

well i assume that you basically want to install windows 7 n you are getting the error msg "no device driver found make sure that installation media contains the correct drivers" .. n not showing any partitions in the disk management

i almost tried all the solutions published n worked for long time but the same msg came but then i set the option of boot from disk in BIOS setup ,,, restarted the system and booted from the disk that it my problem was sorted ... i got back all my partitions and windows 7 was installed

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Here's one fix..
by BLinkCNET / April 10, 2010 7:12 AM PDT

I've been googling this for a couple days, and found my own resolution. Thought I'd post it here in case anyone else can't get relief from the suggestions posted here.

For me, I'd installed a new hard drive. I didn't set the jumpers correctly - so the WD disk thought it was the only one on the IDE strip. The kicker came when I looked in BIOS and the new disk wasn't listed under "Master".

Set the jumpers to "Master w/ slave present", and install is plugging away.


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Solution for No Device Drivers Error Message
by halim4545 / December 3, 2010 11:11 PM PST

i have also same problem . i fix it .try to write your win 7 dvd discs slower speed. then it will work.

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by jaswantcoolboy / August 18, 2011 10:48 PM PDT

i have the same problem as u
i have made windows 7 bootable disk many times
solution is:-
insert ihe orignal disk and copy all the folders inside it but dont copy the dvd rom
then make a bootable disk of those files then it will work perfectly
if it worked then tell me here plz...

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