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were can I get cd driver dimd_8x.sys
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by:kingofheart
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hi mobil

is it diamond cd rom - wat is the make or who is the manufacturer of ur system - is it gateway or dell???

if so, give me the serial number or service tag # of ur system.

that would help.

i found the website for diamond cdrom but there are 2 types in it.

waiting for ur reply
kingofheart
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by:ingo_klein
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if you SPECIFICALLY only need this driver then, sorry. But I have something for you:

the latest version (version 2.14) of the Diamond Data CD-ROM drive real-mode device driver. This real-mode driver is needed to access CD-ROM drives from MS-DOS or the DOS prompt under Windows 95 or 98

http://www.mitsubishi-electric.com.au/files/Ddata214.exe

that should solve all of your problems, although it does not have this very file, it has a replacement, which should work fine.
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by:public
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Did you try the generic oakcdrom.sys included in winXX?
It works with most legacy CDs.
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by:Kyle Schroeder
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I'm with public on this one...the generic CD-ROM driver from Win98 boot disk normally works with 99.9% of all ATAPI CD-ROMs.  If this drive is somewhat non-standard, then it would really require the specific driver you mentioned...

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by:oldgreyguy
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here is a listing for an 8x driver for Diamond data

http://www.cdrom-drivers.com/companies/303.htm

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mobil earned 0 total points
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Thanks guys for all of your replies.. I was able to find
all my answer at web link ..
 http://www.rulez.hu/rulez.old/drivers/Hangk%1rtya/opti924/
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by:Kyle Schroeder
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mobil:

Glad you resolved your problem.  Since we were unable to help you fix it, please post a 0 point question in the
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