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Need Sony DVD+- RW DW-Q58a driver, urgent

Posted on 2006-11-18
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Hi All,

I have a laptop Inspiron 6400, i have formated the harddisk. Now XP is not able to find Sony DVD+-RW DW-Q58A driver.

I am not able to find on web site. Please help me.

Thanks
JS
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Question by:Globrin
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Hi Globrin,

Maybe you can check here if it help:

http://drivers.softpedia.com/get/FIRMWARE/Sony/Sony-DW-Q58A-UYS3.shtml


Cheers!
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You don't need drivers for optical drives for XP, but you need drivers for the notebook. Have you installed all the inspiron's drivers and utilities, mainly chipset etc? Download all the drivers and utilities for XP for your notebook from the dell site (or use the driver CD if you got one with the PC) and install them.
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Try here to get most of the drivers for your notebook first, then check if the DVD can be detected or not.

http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/devices.aspx?c=us&cs=04&l=en&s=bsd&SystemID=INSPIRONI6400/E1505&os=WW1&osl=EN
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Hi Rindi,

Split between you and W H if the asker do't reply.
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