Fix Common DVD Drive Issues in Windows® 7
How to fix common issues with DVD drive in Windows 7?
The DVDs can not only store very large amounts of data but they also support faster rates of data transfer when compared to CDs. DVDs have the added advantage that they are very economical because of which they can be used as storage medium to store data on a computer hard disk. You could easily read or copy data from your system using DVD drive. Windows 7 could support the various video and audio formats in the system such as MPEG-4, 3GPP/3GPP2, AAC, ASP in AVI (Compatible with DivX 4-6 video, Xvid and 3ivx), AVCHD, HDV etc. This is attractive for users who are interested in using the new libraries functionality or Microsoft tools that indexes files on the computer as these new formats will be included in the indexing routines. Also the users need not have to rely on third party applications anymore to play, search or manage those multimedia files. There might be some issues which might be noticed at times with the DVD drive in your Windows 7 system. Most of them are considered to be common, and can be easily resolved.
Following are the common DVD issues that might occur in Windows 7 along with tips to resolve them:
- DVD drive not working
- Driver issues
- Handling the drive carefully
DVD drive not working
Sometimes the DVD drive of your system won’t function properly. The problem might be because of the dust or dirt settlement over DVD components. This will reduce the efficiency of the DVD drive. The DVD drive in your system has small moving parts. They rotate the disc and retrieve the data contained within the DVD. Therefore it is recommended to clean the DVD drive with a cleaning disk to keep the drive working at maximum possible efficiency.
The user might face problems regarding the DVD drive due to driver issues. Sometimes the system won’t detect the DVD drive in the system. This is due to the incompatible driver files installed in the system or because of the driver files missing in the system. The missing of driver files occurs as a result of virus infection. You could solve the problem by uninstalling the existing driver file and reinstalling a compatible one.
The DVD drive in your system has very small and minute working components. So the DVD drive must be handled with great amount of care. Pulling out or pushing in the DVD drive with great force would damage the internal components of the drive beyond repair. So as to keep the drive working at maximum possible efficiency, the drive must be always used carefully.
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