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Need drivers disk drive, can't find them anywhere


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#1 Nakomis

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Posted 11 November 2009 - 05:16 PM

My PC currently can't read disks for whatever reason, the only disk it read was the windows 7 installation disk. The disk drive is incredibly stubborn and won't update properly. Can't find the updates or something, then say it has the best drivers already installed despite it's telling me there's an error with my disk drive and it won't work.

Can somebody provide me the link for the proper driver or some sort of fix?
I think the dvd drive is called, HL-DT-ST- DVDRRW GSA-H30L ATA device



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The dvd drive doesn't even display on the computer tab, no matter what I put in it.
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Posted 11 November 2009 - 06:04 PM

sounds like your dvd drive is failing go to your local computer store or walmart and purchase another one they are fairly cheap

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Posted 11 November 2009 - 09:44 PM

The dvd drive works perfectly fine. I used it to install windows 7, bleepload of drivers got rolled back or completely deleted from vista.

No offense intended, but I would prefer if a moderator replied.
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Posted 11 November 2009 - 10:21 PM

Can you tell us some more information about your computer.

Desktop or Laptop?

Make and Model?

This will help us to help you.
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Posted 12 November 2009 - 09:21 AM

You could try downloading and manually installing a driver for it.

Looks like Vista 32 and 64 bit drivers are available (which should be fine for Windows 7):
http://www.pcpitstop.com/drivers/download/...ATA~Device.html

I think the misleading error message implies that it works at least as a CD and possibly DVD-ROM. You say it is "working perfectly" - can you write to it (ie burn a disc) at the moment?

There is also a firmware update available which you might not have, this could improve matters (maybe):
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwar...product=3453999
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Posted 13 November 2009 - 01:58 AM

The latest windows update solved the problem, pretty damn quick response too. Reminds me of the first few months after vista was released.

Sorry bout causing all the unnecessary trouble. I appreciate the help (=

Edited by Nakomis, 13 November 2009 - 01:59 AM.

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