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Windows 7: Missing optical drive... none of the fixes work

07 Mar 2010   #21
bobsch

Windows 7 Pro 64
 
 
My problem solved too

I borrowed an SATA burner from another computer and that solved the problem. I just ordered 2 SATA burners and will recycle the old IDEs.


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