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Windows 7: Win 7 Install CD/DVD Device driver needed?

24 Jul 2009   #11

XP Pro
CD-DVD device driver

I had the same issue: couldn't install Windows 7 RC because of that request for a CD/DVD device driver.

I had burned the iso image with the free version of Ashampoo Burning Studio 6.

This laptop, a Thinkpad Z60t, had run Windows 7 beta just fine.

I downloaded another copy of Windows 7 and burned a second image with Ashampoo. That gave me more messages, including not enough disk space.

Finally, I downloaded a third copy of 7 and burned it with ImgBurn. This copy installed without a hitch. Using Windows update, I got all the required drivers except two - the Sierra wireless card (which I don't use anyway) and some "unknown device." I'll keep trying to figure out what the unknown device is and may try to find the Sierra drivers just so I don't see yellow question marks in device manager.

Bottom line: I have to wonder about the quality of the image burns on the first two downloads.

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24 Jul 2009   #12

XP Pro

Found the Sierra wireless driver and installed driver for "unknown device." It turned out to be Atmel TPM (Trusted Platform Module). Glad to dispose of those yellow question marks.
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24 Jul 2009   #13

Windows 7 Professional 64bit

Dek, my appologies, the Chassis Intrusion alert is a jumper related feature

If none of the pins are jumped then the feature is enabled - and any mod to the board sets off the intrusion feature - if you jump the pins indicated in the image below you should solve the problem:

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