How? Tags: Drivers CD-Rom Windows 7 Last response: December 10, 2010 5:52 AM in Windows 7 Share mzwin74u December 9, 2010 11:50:03 PM Hi all, This may sound STUPID!!!!, but how do you know you're missing a driver for your CD rom? More about : question | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove COLGeek Driver Expert Windows 7 Authority December 10, 2010 12:05:15 AM Unless you have some sort of special optical drive (and you very likely don't), Windows 7 loads all of the default drivers necessary to install optical drives. To check the status of the drivers, go into Control Panel/Device Manager. Indicators will show up for hardware devices that have problems (like dorked drivers). If you CD ROM isn't working, it may not be connected properly, dirty, or defective. How old is this optical drive? What make/model is it? | Report abuse henydiah December 10, 2010 12:55:33 AM CD rom plug & play ! no specific driver like other Hardware, that is same monitor, HDD sure in Bios your CDROOM enabled., also check Cable & Power connetion ? the sound like is Damage ! | Report abuse Herr_Koos Windows 7 Expert December 10, 2010 5:52:38 AM mzwin74u said:Hi all, This may sound STUPID!!!!, but how do you know you're missing a driver for your CD rom? I assume you are having trouble with the drive? What are the symptoms, exactly? | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Windows 7>How?> Related ressources: ForumWindow 7 ultimate hp product key Forum[Solved] Windows 7: How can I clear all pending updates and the delete the files where ar ForumHow to influence system restore ForumHow to install internet connection in windows seven ForumHow do scheduled defrags work when pc is off? ForumHow do i set the default mail client ForumHow you reverse making a page bigger ForumHow to setup Raid 1 on existing System 7 more questions Forum[Solved] How do I verify that Win 7 has been installed "properly" to SSD ForumHow to install tascam us 122 More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !