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The Optiarc DVD RW AD-7561A ATA won't work on hp pav dv6000

When I go into the device manager it tells me that I have the most updated software available, but it also acknowleges that the program cannot run. When I search for solutions, it thinks about it for awhile and then nothing. I have the same Problem with my hp pav dv 6500.

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Windows uses generic simple drivers for any optical drives. Try deleting the drive from device manager and reboot. You do not need to download anything special for windows to operate a drive. If you cannot access the drive then it may be damaged or a hardware fault.

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