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Cd/dvd Driver Not Recognized On Win 7


I received a new dell inspiron for christmas with windows 7 and the dvd/cd drive is apparently nonexistent in the software. When placing any disc in the drive it sounds like it is trying to read it, then stops. Under computer , d: is not even listed. Only c: now, on occasion, the computer will recognize the drive and it will work just fine, but not today, and i'm tired of working around that random chance. I attempted to reinstall it, as per the microsoft website instructions, and the drive is not even listed under device manager as the website led me to believe it would be.

Now, disc drives is, but there is no such option upon expanding or right-clicking to uninstall anything, nor does anything under disc drives seem remotely similar to what the website made me think dvd/cd rom drives would look like. So that's my problem. I would just call customer support, but that, uh, costs 60 dollars.


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