Re: DVD use freezes windows explorer
Never update drivers via the generic automatic updates. They are often
outdated. Update drivers on your OEM's or device manufacturer's website.
"Bo Hayd" <BoHayd@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> I'm running Vista premium 64 bit with all updates.
> Device manager says my DVD drivers are the best available.
> If I insert a blank CD or DVD the system says it must format the disk - if
> do so then I can burn files to the disk and it will read just fine.
> BUT, if I insert a disk, other than one burnt by my dvd, with data on it -
> music to play, pictures or movies to view or programs to install - the dvd
> starts to index the files (or at least I think so based on the green
> band at the top of the screen) runs for about 60 seconds or so and then
> registers as non responding and completely freezes the screen. The only
> to get rid of the frozen screen is to click the show desktop button or go
> through a control/ alt/ delete sequence to shut down windows explorer.
> we start all over again to try to read the files on the disk.
> Auto play off or on seems to make no difference.
> At this point I'm not sure if it's a CD/DVD problem or a windows explorer
> Any suggestions
> Bo Hayd