Lost CD-R and DVD rom

  sandystew 22:03 19 Jul 2004
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Pleae help, dontask mehow buti have managed to delete the drivers to both my CD-R/RW and DVD-rom.
I have hunted high and low and cant seem to find them onthe internet.
If it helps, when i go to device manager on XP, there is a yello explemation mark, when i try to re-install it says that the driver is not available. I
i cant even retrieve them via my reinstall disks.
Please help!!!!!!!!
Srossi

  Sans le Sou 22:24 19 Jul 2004

Did you uninstall them in device manager, or can you try update driver, roll back driver, etc in drive properties.

  Sans le Sou 22:28 19 Jul 2004

This may helpclick here

  sandystew 22:35 19 Jul 2004

thanks for responding,
I didnt uninstall it via the device manager, it was via thedriver details assigned to the cd rom. ive tried to update and roll back, butit says tit cant because there is no driver. Its seems to have totally vanished.
I cant seem to find a driver for a samsungCD_R/RW SW-248F on the net anywhere.

Srossi

  steve12345 22:38 19 Jul 2004

Have you tried deleting the drives from Device Manager and letting Windows find the drives again?

It should be usable with Windows built-in drivers.

  Sans le Sou 22:39 19 Jul 2004

You need the built in XP drivers CD-Roms do not have drivers as such they work off the O/S. Maybe the bootdisks will have them on.

  Sans le Sou 22:48 19 Jul 2004

These are mine, can you extract them from your installation disk?
C:\windows\system32\drivers\cdrom.sys
C:\windows\system32\drivers\imapi.sys
C:\windows\system32\drivers\redbook.sys
C:\windows\system32\storprop.dll

  sandystew 23:04 19 Jul 2004

Cheers guys all working
PHEWWWWWWW!!!

Srossi

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