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Acer Aspire 5520-5912 Dvd Drive Issue


So i am working on a acer lappy this dudes dvd drive isn't being recognized anymore. Hes on vista, btw lol. Anyhow, i went to the freak-in acer site and they don't have any then i looked it up and he as an optiarc ad-7590 dvdrw drive. Well of course optiarcs site doesn't have any drivers or firmware for this specific device. So googling around for 45 minutes turns up nothing, and those driver scanning sites are just scams, so im le-stuck. Any suggestions?

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