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My Hp Dvd640 driver is not showing up. I can open the driver so apparently i have power to it, but once i place a CD in the drive it doesn't read it, nor does it show up when i pull up My Computer. So if someone could help me with this problem, i would be greatly appreciative. My OS is XP Professional.

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