DVD Drive Not Detected Issue in Windows® System
Are you facing DVD drive not detected issue in Windows system and want tips to fix it?
DVD drives are hardware devices that are used to exchange data and to read consumer media stored in optical storage devices. By using this optical disc drive, any system can perform and carry out several activities. The operating system installed may support DVD multi formats, like DVD-RAM, CD-ROM, DL DVD±R, DVD±R, DVD±RW, DVD-ROM, etc. For error free functionality of this DVD drive, the system may be equipped with the respective device drivers also. Windows operating system supports most of the DVD multi formats. But, due to some reason this drive may not be detected by Windows operating system. It can happen due to corrupted DVD drivers, outdated drivers, improper installation of some software, due to hardware issues, or it may be also due to corrupted registry values and may be due to virus infections.
Following are some reasons for Windows being unable to detect DVD drive as the hardware device attached to the computer and some tips to fix the issue:
- Provide corruption free driver
- Repairing registry keys
- Offer powerful antivirus software
Provide corruption free driver
For the efficient and proper functioning of DVD dive in your system, it may be equipped with the latest and corruption free drivers. Corrupted software installed in your system may affect both your system and your hardware equally. It may also lead to error messages, like DVD not detected, etc. So to solve this issue, provide your system with an excellent software or DVD driver that is compatible with the installed Windows operating system.
Repairing registry keys
Corrupted or incorrect registry values or registry keys may lead to DVD drive not detected issue in Windows operating system. In order to solve this method, users may need to repair or have to make changes in the Windows registry. For this, users may open the Registry Editor window. Delete both Upper Filters and Lower Filters that are associated with DVD drive. This can resolve your issue.
Windows operating system may not detect the respective DVD drive in the system due to the effects of harmful and highly malicious infections. These infections are capable of interrupting other software operations and may make the operating system files corrupt. In order to solve this, users may need to offer the system with excellent and powerful antivirus software.
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