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Had to do a fresh system restore on my daughter's laptop. (Hardrive crashed). I installed using system restore discs. (10) I was going to add
the software to her printer and the cd just kept spinning. Went to my computer, the drive isn't there. In device manager, no exclamations or question marks. It says it is working properly. Troubleshooting says the drivers are up to date.
Help. school starts Monday!!!

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Common problem. CD driver did not install correctly.

Go to Device Manager. Unistall the CD drive. Reboot.

The Operating System will then rescan, locate the drive, and reinstall the driver.

Good luck.

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