StentorianNov 22, 2009, 12:22 PM Truendor,Thanks for the info. If all else fails, do you think I could install Windows 8 at least on the SSD? Helpful +4 Report viren Jun 18, 2010 at 12:11 AM One thing that helped me out was cleaning the DVD rom drive with cotton swabs...I was about to take it for I think we probably found some of the same information. http://revolutionpc.net/windows-7/dvd-cd-drive-can-t-read-dvds-after-windows-7-install.html
Under the Ltr column, find and remember the drive letter next to the CD/DVD drive that contains the disc. Tomorrow or the day after will replace the power supply for a 650W and hoping this COULD POSSIBLY be the problem... I have an HP touchsmart with Windows 7 which after installing 7 I cannot burn or even play a DVD in drive. System specs have not been altered in months, maybe a year. https://forums.pcpitstop.com/index.php?/topic/127131-dvd-drive-stops-pc-booting/
If this fails, you may need to backup the old BCD folder* and create a new one in its place with the following commands: bcdedit /export C:\BCD_Backup Is it in the motherboard that's stopping me? If the drive is making noises that you've never heard before, shut off the PC immediately.
Compared with its predecessors, Windows 7 is remarkably secure and dependable. See the help section in the disc burning software that was used to burn the disc. It is clearly the CD/DVD drive being accessed. How To Boot In Safe Mode But putting both the only 2 drives in a system on primary IDE will work as long as their master slave settings don't clash.
Obviously, this isn't anything related to iTunes. Windows 7 Startup Repair If the discs fail in another drive on another computer, the discs are probably bad. Complementary Content http://superuser.com/questions/337993/why-would-a-faulty-drive-keep-a-system-from-booting hard-drive boot share|improve this question edited Sep 21 '11 at 1:47 Hydaral 1,528710 asked Sep 21 '11 at 0:48 Journeyman Geek♦ 98.7k31184310 It may have to do with the
I thought I was going to need a new drive but your fix worked perfect once I restarted. How To Repair Windows 7 Report Venkat- Sep 16, 2009 at 04:46 PM Jason, I had a problem with my drive for about a year. Back to top #9 LucheLibre LucheLibre Members 608 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Tennessee Local time:10:53 PM Posted 06 January 2012 - 06:57 PM I'm pretty sure you have no issue at It was the 64-bit Windows 7 with SP 1 ISO.I only have 2 SATA cables (I don't even want the old HDD), so I can only plug in at once 2
Is it really impossible to update the BIOS with cd-rom support? http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/2064-63-windows-install-hangs-starting-windows-screen It happens when I run other applications too...just a one time thing when I open the app. Windows 7 Stuck On Starting Windows One other thing I didn't make clear is the fact that this is an unprovoked fault I'm experiencing. How To Start Windows 7 In Safe Mode Is it useless ?
I've chucked my floppy drive years ago and never needed it because I can write a boot image onto a cd and just 'start computer with cd-rom support'. http://revolutionpc.net/windows-7/enabling-ie-8-in-windows-7.html Get the answer Best answer smorizioDec 29, 2013, 4:25 AM check in the bios see if there secure boot..if there is turn it off. Even tough bought which supports +-RW which means +R -R +RW -RW all should be supported. Report Ed› Top - Dec 27, 2008 at 05:57 PM I can not find HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer. Windows 7 Safe Mode
So for the last couple of days I've been looking into replacing the mobo. When you first turn on the computer, look for an on-screen message telling you to press a particular key 'for setup'. To troubleshoot this, try doing a system restore. http://revolutionpc.net/windows-7/dvd-drive-doesn-t-recognize-alienware-respawn-dvd-with-windows-7-on.html If it really bothers you, you can capture a boot trace and submit for a look-over.Use Autoruns to list startup programs.Download the .zip file and extract to a folder on your
sigh! The tech said he's seen it happen before. In the past, we have written several posts on how to burn DVD’s, how to burn Windows 7 discs, and even some stuff on Blu-ray discs. Windows 10 Safe Mode Our family laptop`s dvd drive suddenly locked up , so I followed your instructions , and now its working perfectly!
Report the genius- Mar 22, 2010 at 09:31 AM hey man it worked for me,so tanks alot.keep it up and bring those solutions more often.thnx Report dkkpollock- Jun 15, 2010 at I probably should not have have put 7 on PC as I'm not really qualified or expert enough to troubleshoot. Show More You sit up suddenly in a cold sweat, and scream. Check This Out If you attach it after POSTing, then you will notice that the system freezes for quite some time while the controller tries to initialize the drive.
cant believe this was the problem. For security purposes, don't forget to create a new password for the account. On the rare occasions windows does loads, the pc shuts down when opening or running a cd in the DVD drive. I've tried every combination of primary, secondary, master, slave, cd drives, dvd drives, cd writers and dvd writers...
Figure : Uninstall DVD/CD-ROM drive in Device Manager Click Yes or OK to remove the drive listing, and then close Device Manager. Keep your software up-to-date. Report J- Dec 10, 2008 at 11:15 PM If you press edit -> new-> DWORD (32 bit value), once you are in the registry editor, it will allow you to create Anyway, I'm not a tech but that worked for me.
Thank you Helpful +13 Report Naveen Mar 31, 2010 at 06:03 PM Hello Guys: Its Quite Informative Thread for me. It doesn't seem that the 950tx is defective.. Report man0man› Top - Jun 27, 2009 at 06:48 PM Do you have a fix for this problem, but for people running XP Home ? Windows checks for problems.
OMG!!! If one of the drives is bad, then it can take a while before it times out and the controller gives up. Likely the utility will tell you very soon that there's a problem, and it will ask if you want to fix the problem. I'll report back.Bad luck for a first build...Thanks again for all the help and suggestions.
I then ran a check disk and a full virus scan in win7 without a hitch.