DVD drive not working in windows 7

DVD drive not working in windows 7

Some time our system’s DVD drive stop working, While the issue of CD-ROM not working can be frustrating for the users, it can cause loss of data, disrupt normal work procedure, and so on. In the given article, we shall look at multiple solutions to solve the issue of CD-Drive not working.  

[1] Device Manager shows Yellow Exclamation Mark on CD-Drive:

In windows 7 or earlier version of windows, when the CD or DVD drive is not seen in the File Explorer. It may happen because of a yellow exclamation point along which the device is marked within the Device Manager. Which shows no driver or issue with DVD drivers.

The above-listed issue due to the following reasons.
  1. User must have upgraded the Windows Operating System 
  2. User must have installed or uninstalled CD or DVD Recording Software

[2] CD/DVD ‘Fix it’ Troubleshooter with Windows Feature

     To troubleshoot cd/DVD use windows feature “Troubleshooter” than

1. Type Troubleshooter in start button than click on it, it will come up with Troubleshooter Wizard

2. Click on Configure a device form Hardware and Sound, it will start Troubleshooting your system for hardware errors.

[3] Hardware and Devices Troubleshooter

First try to Rescan drivers, if it resolves the issue than good. If not than update the drivers, if still issue persists than go to next step

Get download original DVD driver from official sources or DVD come with system. After downloading or getting driver DVD install a recommended drivers of DVD drive.

If all this doing still not resolve your dvd issue than check your DVD drive cable or physical DVD Hardware parts issue.

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