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Accidentally deleted important drive software.. can't figure out how to recover? Help

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by RitaPita, Dec 4, 2012.

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  1. RitaPita

    RitaPita Thread Starter

    Dec 4, 2012
    I've signed up to this site just for this issue which I've had for over a year. Here are the details:

    Samsung laptop RF511
    While I was cleaning out all the extra programs the laptop came with, I accidentally deleted something that was crucial for my disk reader. Whenever I pop in any data disk or movie, the computer struggles for a few minutes then gives up, as if nothing has been inserted. Oddly enough... I don't believe this always happens with music CDs. The computer also hasn't be able to let me burn anything on a blank disk. I often receive the "Please insert a blank disk" message, when one is already inserted.

    This is getting really frustrating since I have a lot of data to backup and absolutely need help! I'm not a programmer and would need thorough explanation and a walk-through for this please.

    I went to the Samsung website and looked at what might be missing (had no idea what I was doing...) I downloaded something called the BIOS updater, which did nothing unfortunately.

    Please let me know if something sounds familiar and how I might be able to replace this bloody program I foolishly deleted!
    Thanks a million.
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