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Toshiba Satellite Pro L20 fitting DVD Writer

I have a Toshiba Satellite Pro L20 and recently removed the DVD/CD-RW from it and replaced it with a DVD-RW so I can write to DVD. I have upgraded the BIOS and still the drive isn't recognised, I can't seem to find or access the Toshiba Utils that are supposed to be on my hard drive and am a bit stumped. Is there something I have to download to get it to recognise a DVD-RW drive?

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    I've looked everywhere for a driver for this and can find nothing :(



    The drive I'm trying to install is an NEC AD-550A



    Anyone ???

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Try to find the correct driver from Toshiba for the driver, your current one wont work for the dvd.

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