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Windows 7: Missing CD drives/ PCI Driver?

21 Feb 2010   #1
Shadowbound29

Windows 7
 
 
Missing CD drives/ PCI Driver?

Well first thing I noticed is that my CD/DVD drives were not showing up in my computer. Checked device manager and saw that two devices are not installed, 1. Mass Storage Controller 2. PCI simple communications controller. I have uninstalled these both and restarted, have have used the trouble shooter, all to no avail. I get error code 25 I believe, which I have not researched yet. Both of my CD/DVD drives are hooked up via a HDD Controller card. These are shown in the bios as detected prior to launch, though gone once in 7. If you need my specs I posted them on the form I filled out to register, or I can just retype them. Any help would be great, thanks in advance, Shadow


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21 Feb 2010   #2
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Update your drivers from here:

ASUSTeK Computer Inc.-Support-
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21 Feb 2010   #3
Shadowbound29

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks for the fast reply. I downloaded all drivers that seemed applicable to the issue (eg. not audio, vga,) and my DVD drives still do not show up. The BIOS driver update portion though did not work properly, got the windows needs to know what program created it pop up.

Any other ideas?
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21 Feb 2010   #4
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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21 Feb 2010   #5
Shadowbound29

Windows 7
 
 

All of this help and still no conclusion lol. I had went through this portion prior to posting on the forums. It gives me the A OK as it says it is installing the drivers, but then they fail. No drivers found error, after saying they were, funny I know. So maybe I should just try to put XP back on or something, see if they show up there, if so, I'll know it's a 7 problem right?
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21 Feb 2010   #6
Shadowbound29

Windows 7
 
 

I don't understand, link to my motherboard?

You want this ASUSTeK Computer Inc.-Support-
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21 Feb 2010   #7
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Could it be a filter problem?
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21 Feb 2010   #8
Shadowbound29

Windows 7
 
 

Shame I cannot delete last post as it definitely did not go to the same place I took link from. What link would you like?
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21 Feb 2010   #9
Shadowbound29

Windows 7
 
 

I went through all the steps on that page previously WHS, but after you wrote filter problem I re read it to see what you were referring to, did not see. Where would I find out if it is a filter problem? And what is a filter problem? =)
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21 Feb 2010   #10
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Link to Asus page for your Mobo.
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