Fix issue of Windows® 7 not Booting from CD
What are the causes due to which Windows 7 is not booting from CD? How could you troubleshoot this issue?
Your system provides good performance when it runs on Windows 7 Operating system. This is because of the good and amazing feature of Windows 7. HomeGroup, Jump Lists, Snap, Windows Live Essentials, Windows Search, Remote Media Streaming etc are the amazing features of the Windows 7 Operating system. In order to install Windows 7 in your system you need to first purchase the installation CD from the software manufacturer. After inserting the CD in the CD drive you need to select the option 'Boot from CD' during the beginning of the boot process. Sometimes, however, you may not be able to perform the 'Boot from CD' option.
Following are some of the causes due to which Windows 7 does not boot from CD and tips to troubleshoot the issue:
- Virus attacks
- Problem in CD drive
- Troubleshooting this problem
Virus is the software program that is able to block the hardware and software component of the system. If you are using virus infected CD for the Windows 7 operating system you could not perform the boot from CD. Also virus may change the performance of the CD drive. So it would not read the CD. In order to resolve this problem, you need to install antivirus software in your system. Also perform scanning for the CD or DVD before CD drive starts to read it.
Problem in CD drive
Physically damaged CD drive cannot perform the boot from CD. Sometimes the read/write head become damaged due to any reason. In order to resolve this problem you need to repair the CD drive with the advice from a computer hardware expert. Also keep your CD drive free from dust. Because of dust, the rotation of CD within the drive could be blocked.
In order to troubleshoot this problem you need to take the CD from the drive and insert another CD. If the system reads without any problem then you could conclude that it is a virus infected installation CD. If the second CD could not be read by the CD drive, then it may be the problem with the CD drive.
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