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Does udf versus the iso9660 filesystem make a difference? I think that's what the original poster is asking.
Another method would be to use a Windows Vista Recovery CD directly to boot and then switch to Windows 7 DVD installation. This method does not include changing/creation/patching of any iso images but uses a freely available Vista image for booting. Make sure to use a 32 bit Vista CD if you are planning to install Windows 7 32 bit, or to use a 64 bit Vista ...
The only way to do what you want is to unload and load the driver. Have you tried disabling and then enabling the cdrom drive in device manager? Or uninstalling/installing the device in device manager (just make sure you don't check 'uninstall driver files')? To enter the device manager hit windows key + R and then type devmgmt.msc
The blinking hd-led is a Microsoft (Win7) problem. I installed Win7 on a pc where WinXP was running before. In XP I disabled autorun in the registry and the hd-led stopped flashing. In 7 there seems to be no way you can stop it, other than disable your DVD-ROM or disconnect the hd-led. Which are stupid suggestions. Disable Autoplay in Control Panel or ...
You can only "format"(erase) as CD if it's rewritable. Otherwise you can't erase the CD.
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