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Exclamation HELP!!! Damn cd/dvd drive quit working

laptop "compaq presario" R4000

i was uninstalling some software including windows media player 11

and now my cd drive won't work and i cannot use the cd's that came with my laptop that has the installed drivers on it.





Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware. The driver may be corrupted or missing. (Code 39)

Click Troubleshoot to start the troubleshooter for this device.


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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-01-2008, 07:17 PM Thread Starter
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also in my computer the icon for the cd drive isn't there
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Can you download a driver from Compaq's(or the DVD drive manufacturer) site and install from that?

Another option may be to use a USB external DVD drive to run off of to get the onboard drive fixed.

Just trying to offer suggestions
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Can you download a driver from Compaq's(or the DVD drive manufacturer) site and install from that?

Another option may be to use a USB external DVD drive to run off of to get the onboard drive fixed.

Just trying to offer suggestions
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