Acer Aspire 5742 i3 drivers

  peterm1 07:56 02 Jan 12
Locked

Does anyone know where I can download the drivers for the DVD drive on my Acer Aspire 5742 i3 Notebook? They aren't on Acers website as far as I can see.

  ICF 07:59 02 Jan 12

You don't usually need drivers for a DVD drive. What problems are you having

  ICF 08:01 02 Jan 12

Not a good idea to use an email address for your username !

  peterm1 08:03 02 Jan 12

Whilst I was trying to install new internet security software, I removed the out of date Norton 360 software. In between the 2 actions my computer stopped being able to "see" my DVD drive.

  ICF 08:04 02 Jan 12

Do you have a yellow exclamation mark in device manager?

  ICF 08:05 02 Jan 12

What are you using w7,Vista or XP?

  peterm1 08:06 02 Jan 12

Yes, on the CD-ROM Drive icon.

  peterm1 08:06 02 Jan 12

Using Widows 7.

  ICF 08:09 02 Jan 12

Have you tried uninstalling it and then scan for new hardware within device manager

  peterm1 08:14 02 Jan 12

CD-ROM drive properties says:- Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware. The driver may be corrupted or missing. (Code 39)

  ICF 08:15 02 Jan 12

Or try This

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

What is ransomware and how do I protect my PC from WannaCry?

Disney layout supervisor Rob Dressel on the challenges of visualising Moana

Siri vs Google Assistant