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Missing dvd drive

So a while back i had installed daemon tools to use with mounting files.. however i noticed one day when i went to burn a cd that it said i had to drive. Somehow all record of my dvd drive had been removed from my comp... no drivers.. no trace at all. I removed daemon tools and installed various fix downloads to bring back the drives but nothing worked. Today i actually redownloaded daemon tools and for some reason my real cd drive appeared. however now my comp thinks its just a dvd drive and not a dvdrw... any ideas??

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  • sean holland May 11, 2007

    well i have looked under device manager and for the longest time it didnt even appear there but for the now that its back its just under a generic microsoft driver.. i deleted it and tried the regedit fix but then i scan for new hardwar it will just give it the same driver which doesnt work but it wont read any cd i put in the drive anyways. Iv tried the toshiba website but unfortunately the driver on there didnt do anything after i installed it. also i cant find the boot disk but im not sure that will help anyways because it wont read any disks i put in it.

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    I need an "image" of solidworks 2013 software and the generated serial numbers for a "free" product key to mount onto my virtual hard drive (Daemon tools lite)



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I'm not familiar with daemon tools, but check what Device Manager (right click My Computer, Manage, then Device Manager)things about your drive. If it shows up incorrectly there, try deleting it, then rebooting or doing a "scan for hardware changes". And it's always a good idea to go to the manufacturer's website and checking for updated drivers, I've noticed especially with laptops, they come out ALL the time. Good luck!

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You just need to click here.
this page will direct you to the download page of your antivirus.
Download 32 or 64 bit whatever you want.
Install it on your computer and enter your key on cd

This was a common or normal man's approach.

There is also an advanced approach to this problem bit tricky for layman's in this field.
there are various image mounting tools such as Daemon Tools Lite or Daemon Tools Pro.Choice for the product depends whether you go for pro or not.These create a virtual drive in your pc which is a dvd drive(note this is virtual)
Now comes the very important and interesting part.
also install daemon tools on your friends pc and make an image of your cd from friends pc.
Carry this image in a flash drive and paste in your pc.
now open daemon tools and mount this image.
Mounting image means your compurer will assume that now have another dvd drive and this has your av cd inserted into it.
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this approach is better because this overrides any sort of problem reguarding key if it happens.
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