CD Drive Disappears in Windows® Vista®-based PC
Get to know more about ways to fix CD drive disappearing in in Windows Vista-based PC issue
Windows Vista is an operating system by Microsoft. Windows Vista has many new features compared to other versions of Windows. Windows Vista includes features such as Windows Aero; it is a redesigned user interface and visual style. In Windows Vista the start menu has got major changes and it is indicated as a Windows pearl orb. In Windows Vista, the Windows Explore has undergone many changes; it can display the source and target path, size and number of items and the moving speed in megabytes per second. Windows Vista thumbnails can be shown in the details pane by using the thumbnail provider interface. In Windows Vista two additional clocks are there: one is displayed in analog and the other in digital style. One new panel is introduced in this operating system called Windows side bar.
The following explains about the causes when the CD drive disappears in a Windows Vista PC:
- Causes for CD Drive Missing
- Using Rizone CD-DVD Application
- Using Regedit
Causes for CD Drive Missing
In Windows Vista the reasons for CD drive missing problem is may be due to the improper removal of CD from the drive of your computer system. In some cases CD drive can be missing due to some driver issues. Any problems with the CD or DVD drivers also prevent the CD drive from working properly.
Using Rizone CD-DVD Application
Your CD drive missing problem can be solved by Rizone CD-DVD application. Rizone CD-DVD Repair is a free and portable program. It prevents your computer form missing files and missing drives. Whatever may be the problem this Rizone CD-DVD application will help to fix all the missing drives and also this help you to protect you computer from Autorun parasites such as autorun.inf.
This is the other method to fix drive missing problems. For this, click 'Start' menu, select 'Run' command and enter "regedit", then click 'Ok'. In the registry editor expand 'My Computer' tab and then expand the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE link. Then expand 'System Tab' and then the current control set. After that, expand 'Control' and then expand class. Inside the class, click on the topic area and click 'Upper Filters'. Then delete the lower filters registry entry and reboot the computer. If a CD recording program does not work after this, then you have to reinstall the CD recording program all over again.
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