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Dvd Drive Disappeared When I Rebooted Computer


My dvd drive disappeared when i rebooted computer after removing suggested programs before i upgrade to windows 7 64 from vista 64. Now i can't launch the dvd? The upgrade advisor suggested i uninstall itunes, intel proset/wireless, and bluetooth stack for windows by toshiba. It also had me upgrade the driver for my panasonic mfstation scan. After i completed those items, the installer had me reboot computer. Now, i am unable to open the dvd as the drive is no longer visible, and the dvd does not automatically start when i insert it into the drive.

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Msi p35 platinum, q6600, 4 gb ram, samsung sh222a, few sata hdds, nvidia geforce 9800 gtx
Windows 7 ultimate x64 (clean install from retail box)

Peripherals setup

Ide:
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Slave: none
Sata:
Sata 3-7 various hdds (all seagate of various capacity from 750 gb to 1. 5 tb)
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