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File For Cd/dvd Drive Unknown / Upgrade Issue


Running windows vista home premium 32-bit operating system, i have windows 7 home premium upgrade for vista, i cleaned and deleted a lot of junk before install, and accidentally deleted some things, like hardware diagnostic tool, i tried using system restore wouldn't correct problem. Went to install windows 7, f/drive wont open even manually, cd/dvd driver says working properly, no path and file for f/drive unknown. If i can assign a path and file for the drive i can upgrade and should take care of file problems?

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