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I am trying to install windows 7 from dvd but I get the error that the drivers for the dvd/cd are missing...

How can I solve this?


I've tried the following without luck:

  • Removed the dvd drive
  • Burned the installation dvd as an image to a usb stick
  • burned the iso to a new dvd using 1x speed
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What kind of optical drive do you have? – jcrawfordor Apr 22 '11 at 20:24
an LG dvd/cd writer – chchrist Apr 24 '11 at 7:44

In my experience it has to do with your AHCI settings for your optical drive. Switching back to IDE mode has fixed it for me.

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It can also be a corrupt burn of the DVD or a corrupt source file that was used to make the DVD. – Moab Apr 22 '11 at 22:00
how can I check this? – chchrist Apr 24 '11 at 7:40

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