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CD/DVD Driver Help

By HellRell
Mar 10, 2008
  1. Hi, I had to replace the motherboard on my DELL SPS410, which runs Windows XP. Everything works great now, except that my dvd/cd drive will not work. Obviously I cannot simply insert the system driver CD that came with the PC as the drive does not work AT ALL. Can anyone give me the link for the Dell Driver that I need?
    Thanks alot for any help.
    Rell
     
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,689   +395

    If you can't see the drive even outside of Windows you messed up something, cables or jumper or power.

    If you can't see it in Windows, its possible you don't have the sata drivers installed, that is if the drive is sata. If its IDE something else is wrong, you do not need drivers in Windows for the CD drive, CD/DVD drives have been using generic drivers since at least Windows 98.
     
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