CD-ROM Driver (cdrom) Service Defaults in Windows 8
SCSI CD-ROM Driver by Microsoft Corporation.
|Display name:||CD-ROM Driver|
|Group:||SCSI CDROM Class|
The CD-ROM Driver service is a kernel device driver. In Windows 8 it is being loaded and initialized at Kernel initialization. If CD-ROM Driver fails to start, the error details are added to Windows 8 error log. When the operating system startup is complete, the user is being notified that the cdrom service hasn't been started.
Restore Default Startup Configuration for CD-ROM Driver
1. Select your Windows 8 edition and update pack, and then click Download.
2. Save the Win8_cdrom_Service_Startup.cmd file to a local storage device.
3. Run the saved file as an administrator.
4. Restart the computer.
The cdrom service is using the cdrom.sys file that is located in the %WinDir%\System32\drivers folder. If the file is corrupted or deleted, you can put it back in there.