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Windows 7: CD/DVD Device Loader Missing

27 Jul 2015   #1
PotHead420

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 
CD/DVD Device Loader Missing

Hello all, does any one know what is causing the cd/dvd burner not loading windows. It will get as far as the install then I get a message saying device loader missing. what causes that. I'm not familiar with the ACHI or Raid settings. Also they talk about SSD drives and HDD drives, I'm using a HDD drive. Were would i hook the connectors up to. Thanks for your help you can email with info if you want to.




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27 Jul 2015   #2
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

If you set AHCI mode in BIOS, you won't need additional drivers but if it is set to RAID, you will need the pre-install drivers from motherboard support site.

SSD or HDD won't matter, the mentality is the same.

Try using a USB installation drive - USB Windows 7 Installation Key Drive - Create

For a complete tutorial see - Clean Install Windows 7
and for installation failures - Windows 7 Installation Failure - Overcome
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27 Jul 2015   #3
PotHead420

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 
Thank You

Thank you GokAy for your advice I will go and try what you have replied. Great that you take time to reply. Greatly Appreciated
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