". This program is required for virtual cd-devices (daemon tools)."
I've lost track of how many times daemon tools created issues. But it is gone.
Try OTHER cd/dvd recording software like CDBURNERXP (I use it on 7), IMGBURN and DVD FLICK. For DVD and CD playback try VLC PLAYER.
-> I learned my lesson on prior OS upgrades. Ready?
1. Clean install if possible.
2. If upgrading, uninstall EVERYTHING you can. Including firewalls, anti-spy, anti-virus, anti-anything along with anything else I can uninstall that I can install later.
I missed what version NERO you had but uninstall that again and try the ones I use today.
I recently upgraded to Windows 7 64 bit and used my DVD drive to upgrade.
My drive was found by windows and was displayed under device manager but I never checked to see if it actually worked in windows. I then installed the program SPTD 1.60 (SCSI-Pass-Through-Direct 1.60) and after that, my drive showed up with an exclamation mark in windows. This program is required for virtual cd-devices (daemon tools).
So I uninstalled the drive and restarted and it found it again and installed proper drivers. BIOS also shows the drive as well.
However, I am unable to play, view, or burn any files when a CD or DVD is in the drive and can't figure out what the problem is. Whenever I put a disk in, it just spins and can never be read. Whenever I try to burn, Nero just stalls while "checking disk."
Windows shows the drive listed as the following: _NEC DVD_RW ND-3540A SCSI CdRom Device.
The drive is a NEC ND-3540A dvd burner so the listed is correct.
I have also tried the trick to make digitally unsigned drivers alright in windows and also taken off windows burning feature but nothing seems to help.
I uninstalled the SPTD program with no luck.
Motherboard = GA-P55-UD3R (updated to most recent bios, F4)
What is the problem and how do I fix it?