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Windows 7: How to know the location of firmware driver?

16 Jun 2011   #31

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

As mentioned, the Dell firmware update may get unzipped to a different location on your hard drive. See the Dell instructions on how to locate the file and run the update. For more information, click on the arrows, from the link location that I posted. There's everything you need to know about the update.

Good Luck!

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17 Jun 2011   #32

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Finally I came to conclusion..
I upgraded to new driver. CD(reading/writing) is almost working, but problems in reading DVD's, sometimes for CD's also. So it might be a hardware problem..
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17 Jun 2011   #33

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit

You don't say whether you have a laptop or desktop computer.

If you have a desktop, the DVD drive can be replaced easily and cheaply.

How to Install a DVD Drive - wikiHow

If you have a laptop, replacing the DVD drive is more problematic so you could always choose an external drive e.g.

External Drives from PC World - Get External Drives online here
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