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Dvd/cd does not work

I have a acer aspire 5315 2153 dvd and cd's dont work looked in the device manager all have exclamation points. tried uninstalling them and letting the wizard reinstalled failed. What can i do and where can i get it.

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Microsoft has a documented fix related to your issue.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060

Also, you may need to reinstall the chip-set driver found on the manufactures site. Here's a link to your model's downloads.
http://us.acer.com/acer/service.do?LanguageISOCtxParam=en&miu10einu24.current.attN2B2F2EEF=3750&sp=page15e&ctx2.c2att1=25&miu10ekcond13.attN2B2F2EEF=3750&CountryISOCtxParam=US&ctx1g.c2att92=453&ctx1.att21k=1&CRC=2054404012

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