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My dvd drive says it isn't installed anymore just burned cd the other day this happened after my grandson burned some to his mp3. how do i reinstall since it came installed on my gateway mx6428 laptop

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Right click my computer click on manage go to device manager on right side window and right click to uninstalled dvd drive and close every thing and restart the computer.

this should fix the issue.

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