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I have some how deleted my cd/dvd driver location file on my computer. I can not load anything onto my comp using the cd driver. I have a floppy (:A) setting (which I do no have). I have lost my original cd that came with the driver, how do I have regain the lost info?

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If you have your windows cd then in it there are the cd driver files
it is in a certain folder

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To resolve this behavior, follow these steps:
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