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Dvd Rom Not Showing Up


I loaded windows 7 onto my new computer. Everything was working fine. I loaded my programs that i use, updated those, and allowed windows update to do it's thing. After allowing windows to update and reboot it was then that both of my dvd rom's were missing from "my computer. " In device manager they indicate (windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware.

The driver may be corrupted or missing. (Code 39) when i uninstall the driver and reboot windows, the same thing keeps occurring. I've tried allowing windows the opportunity to search for a new driver however the answer is that i have the most current driver. What can i do to get my dvd rom's to appear again so that i can use them? †


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Ok, hereís the skinny.

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Intel® pentium® 4 cpu 3. 20 ghz 3. 19ghz
3. 00 gb
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