CDROM drivers corrupted/missing

September 27, 2005 at 18:11:49
Specs: win xp sp2, athlon xp 3200+/1Gram

some time ago my cdrom drive stopped working and when i try to reconnect it using the add hardware wizard it tells me the drivers are corrupted and/or missing. i was told i need basic windows drivers for this (cdrom.sys, etc) but i'm not sure where to get them. if anyone has any ideas or if you can help please let me know.

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September 27, 2005 at 22:43:56

CDROM drivers are built into XP, the drivers you mentioned are for MS-DOS, not much use in XP.

I would surmise you have a hardware not a software issue, have you checked that in BIOS all drives are recognised ?

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October 10, 2005 at 04:33:24

even my cd rom is not system history its written secondaryand primary ide controllers removed and my cd rom NEC-CD ROM:288 removed


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