Need help finding optical drivers XP

By vagrant
Jul 19, 2011
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  1. alright guys i recently upgrades the Mboard ram processor power supply in someones comp and after all was said and done windows was able to find all the drivers except a few since the hard drive wasnt replaced i figured it would be fine but i was apperantly wrong now i had 1 optical drive show up but never read any of the disc i put in the 2nd one never showed up

    in the device manager this is what i am seeing
    other device sms bus controller

    ports (COM & LPT)
    comunication port (COM4)

    do these have anything to do with the optical drives and if not where can i find these i really dont want to rip it back apart to find the information
  2. LookinAround

    LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491   +184

    No, i don't think they are causing the optical drive issue. CD drives using the generic Windows drivers
    > Check BIOS. Is the missing CD drive detected in BIOS? If not, it's probably a hardware/setup issue
    > As for the other drive that can't read disks, see if this might apply [post=815753]CD/DVD or Disk Problems? How to Fix Problems Caused by Filters[/post].

    As to that PCI\ device you list, you might also try reinstalling the m/b chipset drivers.

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