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Thinkpad R51 CD/DVD Driver missing

I just rebooted my System and now the Driver for my CD/DVD Combo (TEAC DW-225) is missing. Tried to download it but i found nothing that would help me. There is only a DOS-Driver on but that one needs a floppy-drive!!??!!??!!

Has anyone an idea where i can find a useful driver for following device:

IBM Thinkpad R51 / 1829 - K6G / S/N: 99-LFWK8

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  • M Nelson
    M Nelson May 11, 2010

    What OS?

  • SeymourCompR May 11, 2010

    Can you give the exact error message you are getting in windows?


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Download "DRIVER MAX" it will automaticlly find devices, and find the drivers for them, then you choose what to update. And best of all it's free.

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