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I have dell inspiron 1545 windows7 home premium, based on My Computer my dvd rw drive can not read burned cd and dvd's. the cd/dvd inserted reads as blank cd/dvd but reads original cd dvd's and able to burn cd dvd's. From the Devices and Printers by right clicking and troubleshoot problem it found that A9PI8T1K IDE controllers doesn't have a driver. please help. responce is very much appreciated

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Go to dell.com and download the driver.

Posted on Mar 22, 2011

  • jawoo Apr 16, 2011

    i have the original installer for this hardware.. i installed it and up to date but do the same. it can not play dvd movies. dvd inserted reads as blank but plays others cd's data.

  • STEVEN SEATON Apr 20, 2011

    Your next step would be to download all the video codecs you need. Some preinstalled software from the manufacturer may not support all types of media. I remember a time when a friend of mine had a computer that wouldnt read any dvds. I took the liberty of installing a copy of Nero 6 which I purchased at Best Buy. After that it worked. Good luck.

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