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John, Laptop Support Specialist
Category: Laptop
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Experience:  I have been in the IT field for the past 8 years. I also worked as a system admin for a construction company for 3 years.
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Reason my Acer Aspire 5742 has lost the driver

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Hi, for some reason my Acer Aspire 5742 has lost the driver for my CD/DVD rom where can I get another from please
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Laptop
Expert:  John replied 2 years ago.
Hello my name is***** will be assisting you today. I am sorry to hear that you are having such trouble. I will try my best to help you.Sir/Ma'am please specify the full model of the laptop which you can find on the bottom of the laptop.There is usually no specific drivers for CD/DVD driveWhich is the operating system installed in the PC.Is it windows Xp, Windows Vista, Windows7, windows 8 or any otherIs the CD/DVD drive listed in my computer or in device manager?Sincerely,John
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Hi John, I am running windows 7, the laptop is the 5742, 250 gig hard drive, intel core i370m processor, 4 gig of ram, the cd/dvd is a super multi DL drive, and the device manager calls it a Pioneer DVRT10rs,

does this help???

Expert:  John replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for the details sir.Does the drive opens when you press the eject button also does the light on the DVD drive blinks when you run a disc in it?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Hi, yes the drive opens, the green light comes on when disk inserted, it does not blink just stays solid for about 10 seconds

Expert:  John replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for the details.May i remote access to your PC and check the issue you are facing directly. It’s secure and also you can see what all I am doing in the PC. Let me know so that I can give you the link to do that.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.


Expert:  John replied 2 years ago.
Thank you sir,Please click on this link that will open remote desktop session page in that page click on I Agree, then you will get Elisnore Screen Connect Client download and run it.if it asks for User Account Control click on Yes that will allow me to connect once I am connected to your PC I will post a message using the remote chat screen. If you have any trouble connecting please let me know. Do not close this Chat/Q&A page.
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