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hi all,
my dvd-rom, cd-rw drive drivers have corrupted. They are not on any cd i have. I have tried drivershq and it did not detect the problem nor did windows update. The laptop is a HP compaq nx9005. The cdrom is the dvd-rom sd-r2312 drive. Can anyone point me in the right direction for drivers?
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Question by:dan390339
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by:CrazyOne
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Alternatively here is a vb script to do the above:
http://www.dougknox.com/xp/scripts/xp_cd_dvd_fix.vbs

or

http://www.theeldergeek.com/restore_missing_cd_or_dvd_drive.htm

CD-ROM Access Is Missing and Messages Cite Error Code 31, Code 32, Code 19, or Code 39 After You Remove Easy CD Creator in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;314060
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by:dan390339
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the cdrom is not missing the drivers are, all i need is a new version of the driver and im well away
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by:dan390339
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ps. how do i initiate the script, i think now that is what is wrong.
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by:LeeTutor
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If it is an HP computer, you should be able to go to their site and hunt it down,  then download them:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/siteHome?lc=en&cc=us
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by:dan390339
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the vb script you gave me crazyone only makes the drive read cds. The DVD and CD-RW capabilities of the drive are not there anymore..
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by:LeeTutor
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Apparently you didn't try my link.  I searched at it, and  found one I believe is more applicable to your model of pc:

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Home.jsp?locale=en_US&prodTypeId=321957&prodSeriesId=321844&lang=en&cc=us
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by:dan390339
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I did try the link and there are no cd drivers available on the HP site.
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I followed my first link to the second link I gave above, then to the link for download  drivers and software, then chose Windows  XP Home edition (because you didn't say whether it was  Pro or Home edition), eventually found this page.  True,  it doesn't list any drivers for CD/DVD player, but it does have a link to download the InterVideo WinDVD Player. Perhaps that is what is needed?

http://h18007.www1.hp.com/support/files/hpcpqnk/us/locate/63_5600.html
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no that doesnt work either
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