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I thought my mom's computer was having some trouble with Windows 95 so I uninstalled Windows 95.  When I went to reinstall it, I followed the directions given in the guide and when I gave the setup command for the cd rom drive (d)
I got back a message for 'invalid drive specification'.  This leads me to believe that the computer doesn't realize that this drive even exists.  Am I on the right track and how do I remedy the problem so I can reinstall Windows 95 on her computer.
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You would need a Dos CDRom driver in order for you to read anything off the CDRom.  Locate the Dos driver than comes with your CDRom and install it first, make sure that you have MSCDEX.EXE copied to your C: then rerun Win95 setup.

If you can't find the Dos driver disk, try here:
http://www.winfiles.com/drivers/drives.html
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