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3 unknown devices in device manager...?

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by matt.choules, Jul 18, 2006.

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  1. matt.choules

    matt.choules Thread Starter

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    Hi everyone, got a 2nd hand lappy and i've re-installed windows and have been installing all the drivers i can, but i am left with 3 devices that are unknown in the device manager but i have no idea what these things are...

    Here is an screenshot:

    http://img236.imageshack.us/my.php?image=unknowndevicesvc1.jpg

    Can you help?
     
  2. stantley

    stantley

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    It looks like what you're missing is DVD/CD-ROM drives. Maybe you missed those drivers.
     
  3. matt.choules

    matt.choules Thread Starter

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    The CD/DVD drive is external... but it seems to work ok.
    hmmmm....?
     
  4. stantley

    stantley

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    I compared your Device Manager with mine and that's what was missing. I have 1 external and 2 internal optical drives and they show up under DVD/CD-ROM drives. But if yours is working OK, maybe it's not a problem.
     
  5. ozrom1e

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    Laptop Hmmmm..... It Sounds like you have a little trip to make. Right to the manufacturer's web site for the laptop. You will have to look up the make and model number and find the special drivers for this laptop and get all of them and download. after that burn to a CD-R and then install each and every one of them. This will fix your laptop.
     
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