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It may work, but I dveice want to try it until I’m more certain: A Floppy disk should never be on the same cable as an optical drive. Normally, when you try to explore or devic the CD contents, Windows Explorer freezes up until the drive quits trying. I downloaded the driver update from the driverguide website you need to register; send me email to get it directly; file size Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers.

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