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Where is cd drives?

By sw723 ·
I have reformatted per instructions but the computer is not reading my 2 cd drives e and f.

now what? I cannot install windows if it does not read the drives???

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by TheChas In reply to Where is cd drives?

This is not uncommon.

What is happening is that Windows default IDE driver cannot talk with the chip-set on your motherboard.

You need to download and install the IDE driver for the specific chip-set on your motherboard.

If you have a VIA chip-set, read the instructions on the download page at www.viaarena.com closely.

They have specific recommendations for older chip-sets and older versions of Windows.

Chas

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by peeyush_maurya In reply to Where is cd drives?

hi,

- r u reading ur cd-drive from DOS?
if yes.....do u have cddrive driver loaded?

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