re missing dvd driver

  saz81 15:12 05 Jul 2008
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Mu mates boyfriend accidently uninstalled the dvd rw driver of the laptop.
The maKE OF The laptop is e.system 3087
I think the dvd driver is tsstcorp dvd rw ts-l632d.

  Ditch999 15:17 05 Jul 2008

The driver is provided by Microsoft and it should reinstall the next time you start the laptop.

  saz81 15:19 05 Jul 2008

it has been restarted several times and never reinstalled?.

  saz81 15:22 05 Jul 2008

in dvd properties in device manager its sais (Windows cannot initialise the devise driver for this hardware).

  Ditch999 15:23 05 Jul 2008

Go to Start>Run then type in devmgmt.msc and hit enter. In the section headed DVD CDROM drives is anything listed if you click the + sign? Or are there any yellow or red symbols beside any + signs?

  Ditch999 15:23 05 Jul 2008

What Operating system is it?

  Ditch999 15:25 05 Jul 2008

In Device Manager right click on any drives that are there and select Uninstall, then reboot the laptop.

  Ditch999 15:26 05 Jul 2008

just the DVD/CD drives

  saz81 15:26 05 Jul 2008

it has a yellow caution symbol next to the dvd drive.
My operating system is xp

  ambra4 15:32 05 Jul 2008

Your laptop is made by Elitegroup (ECS)

Your model number is on the bottom of your laptop:

It's on the e-system label.

click here

Then select your model from the list

  saz81 15:37 05 Jul 2008

uninstalled the drive and rebooted and it didn'work.

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