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How do I fix the required CD DVD driver is missing Windows 7?

How do I fix the required CD DVD driver is missing Windows 7?

In order to do so, all you need to do is unplug your Windows 7 installation USB, wait for a little while and plug it back into the USB port. Once done, try booting from the installation USB and installing Windows 7 to see if the error message still persists.

How do you skip select the driver to be installed?

How to bypass the “Select the driver to be installed” error when you try to install Windows from USB.

  1. When the “Select the driver to be installed” error, appears click Cancel. ( This will bring you back to the first setup screen)
  2. Remove and re-insert the USB installation media.
  3. Now try to install Windows.

How do I solve Select driver to install?

Let’s get into the details of each fix and resolve the issue.

  1. 1] Change USB Port. The port you used to connect USB to install windows might be a faulty one.
  2. 2] Format USB drive to FAT32. Sometimes the NTFS file system might not be supported by your PC.
  3. 3] Change Settings in BIOS.
  4. 4] Re-download the ISO.

Why does Windows 7 say required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing?

You might be seeing the “A required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing” error message when installing Windows 7 from a Windows 7 installation USB because there’s some kind of a problem with the USB port the USB drive is plugged into.

Why is my CD/DVD drive not showing up in Windows Explorer?

The CD/DVD media may be damaged or dirty Your CD/DVD drive may be incompatible with the Microsoft AHCI driver (msahci.sys) Note: If your CD/DVD or other drive is not displayed in Windows Explorer view, see the following article:

What should I do if my DVD is not working?

Remove the DVD media and check for scratches, cracks or smudges that may make the DVD difficult to read, if the media is scratched or cracked, you must get replacement media. If the DVD is dirty or smudged, clean the DVD with warm water and a soft cloth. Be sore the DVD is completely clean and dry before re-inserting into the CD/DVD drive.

How to install missing drivers of Windows 7 bootable USB?

Use another computer internet connectivity and then download the “”. After download, you may unzip the zip file if you want. Click here to download the Note: Check out more alternative utilities to install missing drivers of Windows 7 bootable USB.

How do I install a DVD driver on Windows 7?

Windows Vista and Windows 7

  1. Click Start button.
  2. Type Device manager in the search box. Click on the result.
  3. On device manager, expand “DVD/CD-ROM drives”. Right-click the CD and DVD devices, and then click “Uninstall”.
  4. Reboot your PC.
  5. The drivers will be automatically installed after your PC restarts.

How do I reinstall my CD DVD drive?

In the System Properties window, click the Hardware tab. On the Hardware tab, in the Device Manager box, click the Device Manager button. In the Device Manager window, click the DVD/CD-ROM icon. Under the DVD/CD-ROM icon, click to select the drive to be reinstalled.

How do you fix a media driver your computer needs is missing this could be a DVD USB or hard disk driver?

1) Boot your computer into BIOS, then go to Advanced or Storage Configuration (or Drive Configuration or IDE Configuration). 2) Go to SATA Mode (or Set SATA As, or SATA Configuration). 3) Change its option to IDE or Compatible or ATA. 4) Save the settings and try to install Windows again.

How do I fix my DVD drive not detected?

You can have a try on following methods.

  1. Make sure your DVD drive is correctly connected.
  2. Updates Windows 10 to the newest version.
  3. Reinstall the DVD drive.
  4. Remove IDE/ATAPI drivers.
  5. Fix corrupted registry entries.
  6. Create a registry subkey.
  7. Backup your system in case DVD drive missing again.

How do I fix missing drivers?

Missing drivers after Windows 10 update

  1. a) Press Windows +X keys on the keyboard.
  2. b) Select Device Manager.
  3. d) Right-click the driver and click Update driver software.
  4. Steps 2: Windows 10 has a built-in troubleshooter to check and fix issues with hardware and devices.

How do I install an unknown device driver in Windows 7?

Follow these steps:

  1. Open Device Manager.
  2. Right-click on the Unknown device and click Update Driver Software.
  3. Select Search automatically for updated driver software then Windows will install the new driver automatically.

How do you resolve a media driver your computer needs is missing?

Fixes To Troubleshoot – A Media Driver Your Computer Needs Is Missing

  1. Connect USB to another port.
  2. Check the hardware requirements.
  3. Correct BIOS Settings.
  4. Change SATA To IDE.
  5. Check installation media.
  6. Change the ISO file format.
  7. Use RUFUS instead of Media Creating Tool.

How do I fix device drivers not installed?


  1. Step 1: Determine whether the device driver is found in Device Manager. Click Start.
  2. Step 2: Uninstall and reinstall the device drivers.
  3. Step 3: Use Windows Update to find a device driver.

Do DVD drives need drivers?

Do we need drivers for our optical drive(DVD-RAM)? you need drivers for all hardware. As Ignacio pointed out your OS typically provided common drivers (like those for an optical drive).

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