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Drivers for Optical device.

I have an ACER ASE-380-UD440A Desktop Computer. I recently installed Windows 7. The DVD RW Dual, Double Layer Optical Device does not work. Are there drivers the will make this device compatible with Windows 7? Thanks
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  • djbaker91 May 16, 2010

    I tried the solutions offered by paul7of9 and they did not help solve my problem. I am very appreciative for the assistance and thank paul for providing his thought to me. One of the issues I had was that I could not find Meida Disk Player under the Programs listings. I could find Windows Media Player but that was not helpful. I will keep trying. Thanks again so very much.

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Hi, click to open the Computer Properties, by clicking on the computer if on your "Desktop" or click on the "Start Button, in the (right pane) select to open the computer. Check to see if there's a DVD RW Drive (D:) in the "Device with Removable Storage area." If the area is (Blank)? Go to and select All Programs, after clicking on the Start Button; scroll to find the Media Disk Player. You made need to (Setup) your player, just open the Player and select to "Setup / Install, follow all the instructions, remember to click on the Apply and OK buttons when finished, and lastly, restart the computer. "Rating the solution for its helpfulness is appreciated, thanks."

Posted on May 14, 2010

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    paul7of9 May 14, 2010

    Hi, don't forget like I did to "Update Drivers" once the "New Software" was introduced to the system, the Systems Configurations changed too! Go to the "Device Manager from the Control Panel, and update the TSST corp DVD RW Dual Double Layer Optical Device (or by a different "Name"), thanks again.

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    paul7of9 May 16, 2010

    Hi, good luck with fixing your computer, I've seen too many times the response differences between when a solution helps, (NO RESPONSE), or when it doen't help! Quick Responses! I send these "Post" through my computer that I'am able to maintain through my knowledge of troubleshooting techniques. Positive actions, brings positive results; any help or solution should be recognized, and consider as always being "Helpful!" Have a good day

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