Is your CD Drive Not Working in Microsoft® Windows® Vista®?
What are the causes due to which a CD Drive does not work in Windows Vista?
Windows Vista provides a base to advanced technologies and it contains various advanced features. Most important design goal of the Vista is the improved security, as it includes the backup and restore application, which has various advanced technologies such as ready boost and ready drive which is located in USB drive and disc drive, which improves the performance of the system. It also uses almost all the additional RAM as disk cache. However, there is some problem with the working of Windows vista, when you restart your computer, as the CD drive no longer works as predictable. If you upgrade a computer to Windows Vista your CD drive may not work.
Following details discuss about the causes when the CD drives stops working in a Windows Vista system and how it can be resolved:
- Causes of CD drive not working Vista
- Error Detection
- Ways to fix the problem
Causes of CD Drive Not Working in Vista
Problem may occur when the DVD storage heaps and filter drivers in the CD are not transferred to the Windows vista; newly installed CD software, fails to correctly remove itself in the registry; installed software that adds filter drivers in the CD and the DVD storage load that hinders with the existing filters. Some files are uninstalled incorrectly, which will cause your CD drive to disable.
There are some problems that cause your CD drives not to work in Windows vista. Although there is a CD in the CD drives and hears it is working the Operating System doesn’t recognize the disk. There are 9 large universal categories of symptoms of CD/DVD drive in Windows Vista. There are different ways to troubleshoot this CD drive problems.
In order to fix the error, firstly you have to open device manager. This program will note if the hardware is put out of action or installed incorrectly. Head down to the CD-ROM drives and drops down that menu. You should see number of devices corresponding to the amount of CD drives you have. If the drives are not working, you have to click on uninstall. Then restart your computer. If this doesn’t fix your problem please check inside your computer and make sure that all cables are properly fitted and in the proper place.
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