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Dvd drive not reconized by windows

I just added a samung dvd burner to my other computer i know it worked in the old one and it was a slave in that one too i want two dvd burners so i can burn two cds at a time in stead of just one but when i put it in to my new computer vista found new hard ware but is asking for a driver it wont find it automaticaly how do i get it to work i went into my bios and it found the drive but windows wants a driver went to website but all they have is firmware update cant use firmware update till drive is installed
model number of drive is samsung sh-s182

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Hi ranman3995,

Your not alone with the Vista problems. I'm going to send you to a Microsoft site that will walk you through changing your registry that should fix the problem. HERE.

Good Luck,


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