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Cd/dvd Drive Not Found In Win 7


I have a dell inspiron 1545 laptop. I did a clean install of windows 7 (x32 edition) and since then my cd/dvd drive is nowhere to be found except for in bios and when i manually eject the drive it will pop up for a few seconds. It is a tsst corp dvd+-rw t5-l633b ata device. Dell released a driver for the problem but since my computer can't find the drive it will not download the driver. It will only show up in device manager for a few seconds when i eject it but then it disappears again and will not reappear unless i eject it again. When i put a disk in there then the disk will show up but that's about it.

I have tried deleting the upper and lower registry and i also tried the disable integrity checks suggestion with no success.


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