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Vista ultimate does not pick up dvd rom

Vista basic works fine but ultimate can't pick up the drive any ideas

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How did you use it? where you using your dvd rom when you were still in vista basic then upgraded it to vista ultimate? if so, probably you havent installed the drivers for your dvd rom after upgrading to ultimate.

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Hi!... I am using window 7 ultimate 64 bit. I am facing the problem of full HD. earlier when me using window Vista that has been ok. If there is any solution plz let me know!.. thanks Moiz Raja


windows 7 os requires atleast 16GB avilable space while windows vista requires atleast 15gb. It could be true that your system requirements are not sufficient for the new os you want to install
If you want to run Windows 7 on your PC, here's what it takes:
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Acer Aspire 4310 -- DVD ROM not working! It was started when i inserted a dvd on dvd drive and it stucked up. It was about 3 days when the dvd was removed by using a needle. Then all it started not to...


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Welcome to FixYa. I believe that you are having problem with your DVD ROM, here's how you can fix your problem.
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3. Expand HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
4. Expand SYSTEM
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Low memory or hard drive space


Sir this error is probably give to you during the installation of Windows Vista Ultimate.
Probably the problem lies in the fact that your system's specifications might not be meeting the required for Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate.
  • These are the minimum requirements to run Windows Vista on your computer:
  • [*]800 megahertz (MHz) processor and 512 MB of system memory
  • [*]20 GB hard drive with at least 15 GB of available space
  • [*]Support for Super VGA graphics
  • [*]CD-ROM drive


But it is recommended that you use the requirements needed for smooth running of Windows Vista, that are:

[*]1 gigahertz (GHz) 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor

[*]1 gigabyte (GB) of system memory (512 megabytes (MB) for Home Basic)

[*]40 GB hard drive with at least 15 GB of available space (20 GB for Home Basic)

[*]Support for DirectX 9 graphics with WDDM and 128 MB of graphics memory (32 MB for Home Basic)

[*]DVD-ROM drive

[*]Audio Output

[*]Internet access



I hope I was of help

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How to download vista,and wat is the requirments need for vista


Please Dont install VISTA, it is bloated, slow and buggy.
Either stick with XP or use Windows 7, 7 is far better than Vista.
If you are after a free download, try this 1 http://isohunt.com/torrent_details/204960365/windows+7?tab=summary
, you will need a torrent client like Utorrent, this is here http://www.utorrent.com/downloads
The download will take a while, it will come with an activation patch.
You usually install windows 7 without the serial, then run the patch after to make it genuine.

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Optiarc DVD+-RW AD-5540A decoder


If you are using windows with anything less than windows vista Home Premium or Windows Vista Ultimate, DVD capabilities are not built in. For example if you using windows XP or vista home basic DVD will not play. You need a decoder. You have a few options. 1. Buy a decoder pack. 2. Download a DVD player software like cyberlink trial version, install it and check how it is functioning for a few days. Buy and install a DVD player software. However, if you upgraded your compuer recently by adding a DVD drive, you may have recieved a Driver CD disk. Check that disk. check whether a trial version of any DVD player software is included. Most chances are there will be one. Once you got everything fine you can call the customer support for the DVD player software and if you are willing to pay, they will provided you with a key or serial number that will change the status of trial version to a fully working version.

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System requirements of vista


Hi,
For Vista Home Basic >>>

  • 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 512 MB of system memory
  • 20 GB hard drive with at least 15 GB of available space
  • Support for DirectX 9 graphics and 32 MB of graphics memory
  • DVD-ROM drive
  • Audio Output
  • Internet access (fees may apply)
Additional requirements Actual requirements and product functionality may vary based on your system configuration. Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor can help you determine which features and edition of Windows Vista will run on your computer.
While all editions of Windows Vista can support multiple core CPUs, only Windows Vista Business, Ultimate, and Enterprise can support dual processors.


For Vista Home Premium, Business and Ultimate >>>>>>

  • 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 1 GB of system memory
  • 40 GB hard drive with at least 15 GB of available space
  • Support for DirectX 9 graphics with:
    • WDDM Driver
    • 128 MB of graphics memory (minimum)
    • Pixel Shader 2.0 in hardware
    • 32 bits per pixel
  • DVD-ROM drive
  • Audio Output
  • Internet access (fees may apply)
Additional requirements Actual requirements and product functionality may vary based on your system configuration. Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor can help you determine which features and edition of Windows Vista will run on your computer.
While all editions of Windows Vista can support multiple core CPUs, only Windows Vista Business, Ultimate, and Enterprise can support dual processors.
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Windows Vista minimum supported system requirements Home Basic / Home Premium / Business / Ultimate
  • 800 MHz processor and 512 MB of system memory
  • 20 GB hard drive with at least 15 GB of available space
  • Support for Super VGA graphics
  • CD-ROM drive

Regards.

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Minimum requirement for vista


Windows Vista minimum supported system requirements Home Basic / Home Premium / Business / Ultimate:
800 MHz processor and 512 MB of system memory, 20 GB hard drive with at least 15 GB of available space, Support for Super VGA graphics, DVD-ROM drive.
But i recommend at least 1GB RAM for Vista Home Basic - Home Premium and at least 2GB RAM for the rest.

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My cd/dvd devise not work corect!


check ur dvd, it might have some scraches or clean the lense of your dvd rom with wet tissue.

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Dvd rom icon missing vista ultimate


reinstall the vista
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Upgrade to vista ultimate


If you have a full version of Windows Vista Ultimate, you can just insert the DVD when you logged in your laptop and go to Computer(My Computer) and lauch the installer for Windows on DVD icon (Double Click DVD icon). It will give you the main window for installing Windows and along the way, you should find an Upgrade option. Click that one and it will install windows Ultimate on your system. It Will not format the laptop but installer will just add system files and features to the laptop to run Vista Ultimate.

**If you haven't purhcase a Windows Vista Ultimate Disc, check this link to to purchase just an upgrade Disc (only) of Vista Ultimate.

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-vista/get/anytime-upgrade-overview.aspx

An upgrade disc will also not format the laptop instead it will just install additional features and add additional files on the system to run Windows Vista Ultimate



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