Resolve the issue when DVD freezes in Windows® 7
What are the tips to resolve the issue when the DVD freezes while playing in PC with Windows 7?
Freezing of play back in Windows 7 may happen with numerous reasons. DVD playback requires several associated software. Issues with this software may get problems due to malware attack or any incompatibility issue with any other software present in system. If so you can use any other software to solve the problem. Check whether all related hardware part is working or not. Keep the software updated to avoid many of the software related issues. If you found any of the installed software got compatibility issues with Windows 7 Operating system you can disable it or completely uninstall it. Symptoms of freezing include the complete stop of the playback of DVD.
Tips to fix freezing of DVD playback in Windows 7 are given below:
- Hardware problems
- Registry issues
- DVD driver problems
Hardware related to DVD playback is the DVD drive itself. Over longer duration of use this may get problems of wear and tear. This can be a reason for freezing of DVD playback. You can troubleshoot the issue by replacing the drive with another one and check whether it is working in it or not. If the DVD drive is found working in another computer you may infer that the hardware part is working smoothly. So continue troubleshooting for any software issues.
Registry is an important part of a Windows Operating system. Registry stores all information about various system settings and installation details of applications. Windows registry can get corrupted due to various reasons like incomplete installation or uninstalling of software, malware attack etc. If the corrupted registry is causing problems of freezing of DVD playback in Windows 7, you can make clear the registry by any of the registry cleaning software.
DVD driver is the software which translates the commands from DVD drive and Windows 7. If you get any problems with DVD driver, you may get freezing problems of DVD playback. So troubleshoot the DVD drivers in your system. Check whether you are using the compatible, updated and latest version of DVD driver. Update the DVD driver by visiting the manufacturer’s website or make use of Windows Update feature. Replace the older DVD driver with latest one with more features.
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