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I cannot use my Optiarc BDROM BC-5500a

I have an Acer Aspire 5920g and with a Optiarc BDRom BC-5500a ATA. i used the optical drive before but suddenly it has just stopped working. it cannot read CDs and DVDs already. Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware. The driver may be corrupted or missing. how can i restore my optical drive? are there steps to repair the driver of this drive? Thanks!!

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    nas john May 11, 2010

    am sorry but it looks not be working if you can get the same drive and try it out then you will be able to determine the problem.


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Can you see your dvd drive in bios ?
if yes, can you see your dvd drive in windows explorer ?
if you can't see it in windows explorer, it's windows issue,
either you can reload the operating system or you can edit windows registry.
if you want to edit, follow this step from microsoft (link below):

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  • landohug Dec 31, 2010

    do you have i tunes?

    i have a aspire 6920G i lost the ability to find my disc drive inside the os... the bios could find it but windows could not.........

    i hfound out that i had to uninstall i tunes restart and there it was


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