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A required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing.

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    Windows Xp SP2

    A required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing.


    guys i want to install win8 on my computer...so i downloaded win8 iso file...after that ive make the bootable usb of win 8...when i try to install win 8 it shows error....just like this




    pls help me

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    I'm not sure.

    If it's the same as Windows 7, the most likely cause for that is corrupt installation media. As you're using a USB installer, the problem may be with the .iso itself.

    If you can check the hash code on the .iso. that'd be the surest way to verify it.
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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    Where do you buy your DVD from?
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    Windows Xp SP2


    and also when m tring to install win7 from cd same error apears...so now i m on win xp...
    and even in past months i can successfully installed win7 on my computer using same cd...bt now i dnt knw wats the problem...
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    Windows Xp SP2


    @theog
    i dont have a dvd....one of my friend gives me a link to download win8...
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A required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing.
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