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Driver for Acer Aspire 5100 optical drive

Hey there,

I was having problems with my notebook and ended up having to use the eRecovery feature, using the instructions found on Acer's website as I didn't have the recovery disk and didn't want to buy it, so I'd restored my laptop to factory settings.

Now, as I'm installing the drivers that are included in eRecovery, I'm unable to locate my CD/DVD drive... it looks like it's not even been installed on the computer, and since I've not found the correct driver supplied in eRecovery or from Acer's website, I need to find out the manufacturer (or another source for the correct driver download) in order to finish this process. I can't find any of this information in the User's Guide or on any website (not even Acer), so because of this, I'm unable to know where to look to download the proper driver.

Does anyone have any recommendations for this problem?

Thanks,

Courtney

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  • crmallam Feb 10, 2008

    hey there,



    i'd tried removing the screws on the backside of the laptop; i had the entire back off except for the fact that the plastic cover is attached to the metal framing underneath, right where the drive is. in order to get it all off & access the drive, it looks like i'd have to unscrew + remove the fan and a ton of other components ... so i was hoping someone else could offer another alternative to prevent me from having to take the whole thing apart (and risk screwing something else up in the process).

  • Anonymous Mar 04, 2008

    hi,

    many of the unsupportive ACER company laptops have the same problem.

    There is a patch to correct it, but ACER stupidly removed that patch from the FTP download support. The patch is a zip called DVDRW.zip



    I spent many hours to find it but ended with nothing. So don't waist your time with configuration and registry manipulation... it's a bad bug product and many many people are fed up with these notebooks.

  • Anonymous Apr 25, 2008

    mi sono rovinati i dvd del mio pc non ho piu' il recovery

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Hey...I have a acer aspire 5100..but I havve downloaded ever realtek version but none can be installed on my laptop what do I have to do?

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I know that this may sound simple, but why not just open up the CD/DVD, by removing the screw under the laptop, and inspecting the drive for the manufacturer, and then going online to get that driver?

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