This problem happened to all new version of updated Windows 7 installer. I have seen this solved by removing the flash drive when you get the message and reinserting it. You should now see the USB driver files listed. I had massive issues with this a few years back on multiple builds and it was all down to using a USB 3 thumb drive. Message 2 of 10 54, Views.

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“A required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing” when installing Windows 7

I understand this is a common problem when installing Windows 7, but could you please help me address this issue for my particular machine, as most of the solutions I have dd seemed confusing and dependent on particular hardware or driver?

I followed this guide to do this: TomNeild replied on May 22, There are at least 4 USB 3. Topic qqwtf 18 months ago. Click Install Now again.

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Message 5 of windows 7 installation asking for cd dvd 54, Views. It lost the asjing, and became confused, don’t know where to find the USB drive it used to read before. Share with your friends and families and help them with similar problems! Use this tool to incorporate the USB3 drivers into your W7 flash drive. Message 10 of 10 53, Views. Go into system bios, system configuration Select USB 3.


Yes No Sorry this didn’t help. Solution that worked for me: If that doesn’t work try wineows it then using a different slot. If you are using USB 3. By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation. This is the solution.

TomNeild asked on May 22, After you select the install now option, select the Drive Options – Advanced menu, then select the Load Driver option.

I’d really appreciate it if somebody could help me solve this issue. The other problem you may face is that Skylake insatllation officially support by Windows 7.

Message 4 of 10 54, Views. Unfortunately plugging the drive in and out hasn’t worked for me.

A required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing [Solved] – Driver Easy

Yes I askng tried booting from a USB flashdrive in both 2. Highly recommend you go for windows 10 to get the most out of your new hardware – windows 7 is showing its age now. Change this setting from “Enabled” to “Auto”.


Good luck to anybody out there; this problem stumped me for a day now. Tell us about your experience with our site. Ok, I’ve actually solved this myself via the help of a windwos on tom’s hardware. Windows windows 7 installation asking for cd dvd would cause some driver issues, so you can check if there is any driver problem caused after installing Windows 7.

I’ll post it here for anyone else struggling with the same issue: However I now have another problem.

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