Installing Drivers onto a system with no OS

My son really messed his Laptop up to the point where I can't install OS because it keeps saying no CD/DVD driver can I install this?
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  1. Please start at the top and do all of these even though you have done some before as it is often the
    total process which solves the issue.

    Try this - Control Panel - Device Manager - CD/DVD - double click the device - Driver's Tab - click
    Update Drivers (this will likely do nothing) - then RIGHT CLICK the drive - UNINSTALL - REBOOT
    this will refresh the default driver stack.

    Then work your way through these - remember the drive could be bad, could have a loose cable or
    slight corrosion on the contacts (usually for a laptop) and other issues.

    Your CD drive or DVD drive is missing or is not recognized by Windows or other programs - a Mr Fixit

    The CD drive or the DVD drive does not work as expected on a computer that you upgraded to Windows Vista

    When you insert a CD or a DVD, Windows Vista may not recognize the disc

    Your CD or DVD drive cannot read or write media - A Mr Fixit

    CD/DVD drive does not appear in Windows Vista, or you receive this error during Windows Vista setup after booting from the DVD (AHCI)

    CD-R drive or CD-RW drive is not recognized as a recordable device

    Hardware devices not detected or not working - A Mr Fixit

    Another possibility is that the cables are loose. Remove ALL power, then check cables in both
    ends. Remove and replace, do not just snug. For laptops you can often clean the power and
    data contacts with a pencil eraser.

    Hope these help.
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