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Windows 7: Lite-On DH-20A4P-04 issues

24 Oct 2009   #1
thecakeisalie

XP SP3, switching to Windows 7
 
 
Lite-On DH-20A4P-04 issues

I am trying to install Windows 7 64 bit from XP SP3, and I get to the ready to install page and I get an error that says it needs DVD/CD drive drivers. I could not find any for this and I can't move forward unless I find them. If anyone could help it would be greatly appreciated. DH-20A4P-04 is the model number again.


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24 Oct 2009   #2
thefabe

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

Here are some threads on this issue that might help you .Required CD/DVD drive driver is missing during install It is possible to make a bootable USB stick if you have one HOW TO: Install Windows 7 from a USB stick. Their shoould be enough information in these threads to help if not I will do somemore research and check back. good luck and welcome to seven forums. Fabe
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24 Oct 2009   #3
thecakeisalie

XP SP3, switching to Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by thefabe View Post
Here are some threads on this issue that might help you .Required CD/DVD drive driver is missing during install It is possible to make a bootable USB stick if you have one HOW TO: Install Windows 7 from a USB stick. Their shoould be enough information in these threads to help if not I will do somemore research and check back. good luck and welcome to seven forums. Fabe
Thank you but I don't have a USB Drive greater than 4gb though.
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24 Oct 2009   #4
thecakeisalie

XP SP3, switching to Windows 7
 
 

Does anyone else know how to fix this or get drivers?
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24 Oct 2009   #5
thecakeisalie

XP SP3, switching to Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by thecakeisalie View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by thefabe View Post
Here are some threads on this issue that might help you .Required CD/DVD drive driver is missing during install It is possible to make a bootable USB stick if you have one HOW TO: Install Windows 7 from a USB stick. Their shoould be enough information in these threads to help if not I will do somemore research and check back. good luck and welcome to seven forums. Fabe
Thank you but I don't have a USB Drive greater than 4gb though.
I meant to say greater than 1gb...
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25 Oct 2009   #6
thecakeisalie

XP SP3, switching to Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by thefabe View Post
Here are some threads on this issue that might help you .Required CD/DVD drive driver is missing during install It is possible to make a bootable USB stick if you have one HOW TO: Install Windows 7 from a USB stick. Their shoould be enough information in these threads to help if not I will do somemore research and check back. good luck and welcome to seven forums. Fabe
I have an external Hard drive if I can use that, but if I do this, doesn't that mean that after I install Windows 7 that I won't have a working DVD drive because I went around it using the USB drive instead?
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26 Oct 2009   #7
thefabe

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

No not necessarily.Windows 7 through the install should load a driver for the drive.Have you made sure that the drive cable is plugged in and it is set to the proper cable selection? I realize this is a no brainer but had to ask.
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26 Oct 2009   #8
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by thecakeisalie View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by thefabe View Post
Here are some threads on this issue that might help you .Required CD/DVD drive driver is missing during install It is possible to make a bootable USB stick if you have one HOW TO: Install Windows 7 from a USB stick. Their shoould be enough information in these threads to help if not I will do somemore research and check back. good luck and welcome to seven forums. Fabe
I have an external Hard drive if I can use that, but if I do this, doesn't that mean that after I install Windows 7 that I won't have a working DVD drive because I went around it using the USB drive instead?

Win7 usually finds most new drivers on the first couple of automatic updates over the internet
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