DVD Drive Repair is a useful application that allows you to restore your DVD (Optical) Drive if missing from Windows. In some instances, it can also help when certain applications do not recognize your drive; mostly when your computer encountered a hardware problem or a virus attack that prevents it from using the DVD Drive.
When your DVD Drive is not recognized by Windows even if it is functional, normally you consider reinstalling Windows or restoring it to a previously functional version using System Restore. However, this will not be necessary when using this tool. DVD Drive Repair intends to help you avoid taking radical measures that are time consuming and can cost you. Some even attempt to replace the DVD Drive with a new one when these errors occurs.
Before you attempt to get your DVD Drive back, please create a System Restore point first, just for in case something goes wrong. You can create a System Restore Point by clicking on the Click here to create a System Restore Point link on the main program interface. It is also recommended that you update the device firmware to the latest version before attempting to repair the drive. You can do this by clicking on the Update Firmware (FirmwareHQ.com) link.
Using DVD Drive Repair
Please note: It may be necessary to reinstall any software designed to utilize BD/DVD/CD drives after running DVD Drive Repair. For example, you may have to reinstall your disc burning software. So, Please make sure you have an issue with your devices before continuing.
The interface is very simple and allows you to perform all actions with just a few clicks. You do not have to edit registry keys or go through other complicated settings in order to fix your DVD Drive problems. To repair any DVD Drive errors is Windows, download and run the DVD Drive Repair tool. On the main interface, click on the Repair DVD Drive button. Reboot your computer and check to see if your problem is fixed. If not, it could be a physical hardware problem.
DVD Drive Repair can also reset the Autorun settings to default and protect your system from Autorun malware by disabling autorun features for removable drives. It does not remove the threat, but it can help prevent them from infecting the computer by plugging in an infected storage device.
Download DVD Drive Repair
DVD Drive Repair comes in two flavors. A setup for installing DVD Drive to your computer and a portable version for running it straight from a memory stick or portable hard drive. The portable version will not write any settings to the registry or leave any traces on your computer. Just download which ever you prefer.
|Download||DVDRepair_1116_Setup.exe (500227 downloads)|
|Portable||DVDRepair_1116.zip (84692 downloads)|
|Updated||August 4, 2020|
|File Size||3 MB|
|Requirements||Windows® XP, Vista, 7, 8 / 8.1, 10 (32 and 64 bit)|
DVD Drive Repair 188.8.131.526 Changes
- Fixed: GUIOnEventMode and TrayOnEventMode options had unnecessary slow downs.
- Fixed: Workarounds added to alleviate slow downs on Windows 10 1809 and later (OS bug/design change).
- Improved Resolute compatibility.
Download DVD Drive Repair source code from the GitHub Repository. To compile (build) the sources, you will need to download and install AutoIt Beta version 184.108.40.206 or later. Download the AutoIt Script Editor (Scite) here to edit the source code.