DVD drvie problem.

  he who knows 20:36 29 Mar 09
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Well i recently restored my pc, and norton 2005 as installed so i went to install norton 360 and while doing so got asked to remove all other norton programs so i clicked ok and i got Error: "The installation is missing the file instopts.dat, so i took some steps that symantec gave me and it seemed to solve the problem.

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But on restarting my pc, my DVD drive was not picking up the Norton CD, i then noticed on device manager that it had an error and recomended uninstalling and reinstalling, so i did so but it didnt help, so my dvd drive isnt installed properly and i have no norton, this sucks.

Any help would be appreciated.

  he who knows 20:42 29 Mar 09

Btw sorry for the lack of me checking my spelling in the title question, had a long day working and am very tired.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 21:25 29 Mar 09

Virtually all CDs /DVDs players and writers will use the same windows drivers in XP. they are in the windows\system32\dirvers\ or windows\system32\DRIVERS \ folder and are:-
DRIVERS\cdrom.sys

DRIVERS\imapi.sys

drivers\MxWI2k.sys

drivers\pfc.sys

DRIVERS\REDBOOK.sys

and in the windows\system32 folder

storprop.dll

try device manager update driver and install these files. to get your CD/DVD working again.

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