Windows® 7 Not Booting from DVD
Get to know more about Windows 7 not booting from DVD issue
The booting from a DVD is sometimes necessary in your Windows 7 to run advanced tools like memory testing programs and password recovery tools. You may also need to boot to a CD or DVD if you're planning to reinstall the Windows 7 or run repair tools like a Startup Repair or Recovery Console. When you boot from a DVD, what you are actually doing is running your system with a small operating system which is installed on the DVD. When you start your computer normally, you are running with the operating system installed on your hard drive. You can make use of the boot from DVD as a convenient way to test a new OS without having to first load the OS onto your computer.
The following describes why sometimes Windows 7 does not boot from DVD:
- Malware Issues
- Other Issues
- Tips to Fix
If you have malware threats in your computer, your Windows 7 may not boot from DVD. This will make your computer unable to boot the DVD as you make necessary boot from DVD command. If your DVD drivers are missing or corrupted due to malware issues, you won't be able to boot from DVD.
Your Windows 7 may not boot from the DVD if you have not enabled the boot from DVD option in your computer. If your ISO files are corrupted, or if there is any file missing, this will make your computer unable to boot the DVD. You may have similar issues if your DVD drive hardware is having some trouble.
You fix the issues associated with the malware threat by updating your antivirus program and fixing all the malware issues in your computer. If you find that your DVD drivers are missing or corrupted, you can reinstall the necessary drivers. If you find that your DVD is corrupted you can get a new one. If you have not enabled a boot from DVD option you can enable from your BIOS.
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