Installing Windows onto Bootcamp partition: A Required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing

Here’s a weird one.  So, you’ve created your Windows 7 bootcamp USB device.  You’ve rebooted.  Now, Windows is going through the normal install prompts.  Everything seems peachy, right?

Nope.  If you’re like me, you’ll run into the fantastic ‘A required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing’ screen:

Right, so how do you fix this?  Simple:

  1. Click Cancel.
  2. Rip your USB flash drive out.
  3. Shove it into another USB port.
  4. Click Install again.  It’ll go through without a problem.

Make sense?  No, didn’t think so.  But, it works!

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2 Responses to Installing Windows onto Bootcamp partition: A Required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing

  1. john says:

    Thanks for the post – tried this 3 x – didnt work for me

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