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Windows 7: DVD Problem on my laptop

07 Jul 2010   #1
dfreehill

Windows 7
 
 
DVD Problem on my laptop

Hi all,

My DVD stopped working he bios dose not recognize it so I guess I need to replace it.
The problem I have is I tried an external DVD, but the drivers will not install so it will not work either. I hope someone can tell me if this is usual?

Dan


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07 Jul 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dfreehill View Post
Hi all,

My DVD stopped working he bios dose not recognize it so I guess I need to replace it.
The problem I have is I tried an external DVD, but the drivers will not install so it will not work either. I hope someone can tell me if this is usual?

Dan
Hi Dan were the drivers win 7 drivers or were they older? If older you will need to install them in compatibility mode.
to do that right click the installer>properties>compatibility>pick OS


Ken
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07 Jul 2010   #3
dfreehill

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks Ken,

It's working now!

Dan
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