Troubleshooting Windows Vista Programs and Features
4. When Movie Maker starts, click Tools, and then click Options.
5. On the Compatibility tab in the Options dialog box, clear the checkboxes of any
third-party video filters that are not required, and then click OK.
Changing Disc Close on Eject Settings
In Windows Vista, closing a disc session lets you use it in another computer or
device. If you don’t want Windows Vista to automatically close sessions, follow
1. Click Start and then click Computer.
2. Right-click the writable DVD drive, and then click Properties.
3. In the Properties dialog box, click the Recording tab, and then click Global
4. Clear the “Automatically close the current UDF session when the disc is ejected”
checkbox and then click OK twice.
Removing Disk Partitions During Installation
During installation, you may be unable to select the hard disk you want to use. This
issue can occur if the hard disk partition contains an invalid byte offset value. To
resolve this issue, you’ll need to remove the partitions on the hard disk (which
destroys all associated data) and then create the necessary partition using the
advanced options in the Setup program. During installation on the “Where do you
want to install Windows?” page, you can remove unrecognized hard disk partitions
by following these steps:
1. Press Shift-F10 to start a command prompt.
2. At the command prompt, type
3. To view a list of disks on the computer, type
4. Select a disk by typing select
disk DiskNumber where DiskNumber is the number of
the disk you want to work with.
5. To permanently remove the partitions on the selected disk, type
6. When the cleaning process finishes, type
exit to exit the DiskPart tool.
exit to exit the command prompt.
8. Restart the computer, and then start the Windows Vista installation.