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Windows 7: RC-7 Install looking for cd/dvd drivers

09 May 2009   #1

vista home premium 32/linux ubuntu 8.10
RC-7 Install looking for cd/dvd drivers

I cannot load the rc-7 beta due to a driver issue with a cd/dvd driver. I have one each of a dvd reader-cd r/w and a dvd writer. I've checked the rc-7 catalog and drivers page but found nothing. I tried switching the drives and disconnecting each but to no avail. Any help is very much appreciated. Mike

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18 May 2009   #2

windows 7 build 7000 64

I think youll find that windows will automatically install the drivers for your devices. Shouldnt be a problem
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18 May 2009   #3

vista home premium 32/linux ubuntu 8.10

Actually it won't. unless that prerequisite is met you can't continue.
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19 May 2009   #4


You say you cannot load the RC. Are you saying you cannot boot off the DVD media that you burned, or that the drive / media is not recognized in your current OS?
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19 May 2009   #5
Captain Zero

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

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19 May 2009   #6


Let's ascertain the problem first before jumping to solutions....
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19 May 2009   #7

Windows 7 32bit RTM

read here
Can't Complete Install - CD/DVD Drivers Needed - Windows 7 Forums

and here
Installing windows 7 - cd/dvd driver missing? - Neowin Forums
I've had the same problem but I couldnt resolve it so I just booted a xp sp2 cd installed it and then installed windows 7 from xp replacing xp to windows 7 and tada :P
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19 May 2009   #8

vista home premium 32/linux ubuntu 8.10

I do get to a boot screen. I select install & then get the error.
I have also made a boot drive using a compact flash card with the same results.
I have read elsewhere that unplugging everything you can & disabling all but the essentials in the bios may do it. I'l give that a try when I get the chance.
Mercurials post sound like it would be worth a try as well. It's a shame that I wipped my XP drive after 2 yrs of non-use.I would have loaded it from that.
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22 Jun 2009   #9

Wndows XP

Reburn your dvd disk using a lower speed, like 4x or 1x.
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