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My CD ROM has quit working. It is a HL-DT-ST CDRW?DVD GCCH10N I see it on the device manager but I can not find the driver. I don't know if it got erased by a virus or by accident, but it's gone.

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    cd writer driver gone, computer does not detect device

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Is it ejecting or inserting CD/DVD at all? Check if the light blink during power on PC.

If no light there, then may be it need to replace.

If some light come up, then check with a paper pin to insert in Hole near the eject/insert button. It will come out.

If this work, then it may be the gear problem which can be repaired.

Please post if not get satisfactory result from this.

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