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File transfers between disks took far longer than normal. They are useful if this happens again to somebody. My sister complained that the DVD player in her laptop had stopped working properly and that when she tried to watch films it was impossible. I'm the one who needs to thank *you*!!! news

kushalkoolwal View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Visit kushalkoolwal's homepage! I tried replacing one disc for another. When I was younger I used to do it once every few months, just for the principle. I then uninstalled that ASPI RIP program and also plain deleted those files, including Aspi.sys and wnaspi.dll...Nothing Still Nero (and 2 other programs I tried) start trying to write the DVD

Reboot and let things get redetected. The board's BIOS has a setting for Ultra DMA Mode 2 (33.3 MB/s). The second (data) drive was as it always has been, averaging 85Mb/sec.

After several days, I can breath in peace. I looked for the Advanced Settings tabs for the IDE channels in Device Manager, but the tabs were no longer there. Luckily there is the Internet and dedicated people like you, who help with good tips. Windows will ask you if you want to reboot, for these settings to take effect.

If reboot does not fix it, you may uninstall the IDE controller. If the Current Transfer Mode for the device still shows PIO Mode after the system is restarted, that device cannot be used in DMA mode. Until I arrived on this website I had no idea that WinXP was automatically reducing the capability of her DVD player because she had been playing scratched disks. Feedback Doctor's Lounge « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Thread Information Users Browsing this Thread There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests) Posting Permissions

If so, all is well. Instead it will report that no resettable DMA channels were found. So far, they’ve managed to stop Fair Repair legislation before your representatives get a chance to vote on it. Something's whack there.

When your tractor breaks or your cell phone stops working, they want to be the only people who can fix it. You have to check and, if necessary, tell Windows to try to use DMA first. As instructed, he first installed the Intel Chip Set Installation Utility, which already solved the problem (as observed in Task Manager). Delete MasterIdDataChecksum or SlaveIdDataChecksum, depending on whether the device in question is attached as master or slave, but it can't actually hurt to delete both.

However, there are a few reasons why a computer may use PIO instead of DMA, particularly when it's the hard disk port that falls back, not a CD/DVD drive port. http://gsdclb.org/unable-to/unable-to-log-on-to-several-bbs-s.php I intend on donating again after my next paycheck. Updated drivers too. And remember, please post back whether the problem is resolved or not. [This message has been edited by DrMDJ (edited 08-23-2001).] Please remember to post back whether your problem is resolved

PIO Mode Versus DMA Mode ATA defines two classes of transfer mode, called PIO Mode (Programmed I/O Mode) and DMA Mode (Direct Memory Access Mode). We have a chance to protect local repair jobs—the corner mom-and-pop repair shops that keep getting squeezed out by manufacturers. Find out who represents you in the Illinois General Assembly. More about the author Its a joy after so many frustrating months.

As such I was by now proceeding with an abundance of caution. (Not the least of which I didn't want to piss off my local store with a second bogus return Nice work, Hans! Other specs: Windows 98SE, Pentium2 333 Celeron, 128Mb Ram, Voodoo3 2000, Device manager shows that there is a direct memory manager installed and working, there is also a bus manager.

This can be true for any machine running on Windows, regardless the hardware used. (It is called the TRAP here) Only one common point : Windows !

Of course, drive firmware being quite complex and certainly containing programming defects of its own, it is not all that difficult to produce such errors. No more jerky video from primary slave! Take Action It's time to speak out for your right to repair Dear Minnesotans, Minnesota has a chance to become the first state in the nation to pass "Fair Repair" legislation. I also tried using microsoft's driver instead of the Ali one.

The DMA channels ( 0 - 7) you see when looking in something like Device manager, and being used by things like sound cards, printers, etc are not related to DMA It’s time to fight for your right to repair and defend local repair jobs—the corner mom-and-pop repair shops that keep getting squeezed out. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. click site I then ran CrystalDiskInfo, obtaining a clean set of SMART parameters.

Your one-click link did the job! Using PIO mode is a mistake. Smiler 17:33 30 Jul 03 click here then do a search for article 327805 This thread is now locked and can not be replied to. Tell them that you believe repair should be fair, affordable, and accessible.

Under "IDE ATA/ATAPI Controllers" I have "ATA Channel 0" which appears to be connected to my CD/DVD drive; on the Advanced Settings tab it lists one device, called "ATAPI Cdrom" and If more that six DMA transfer timeouts occur, Windows will turn off DMA and use only PIO mode on that device. It requires manufacturers to provide owners and independent repair businesses with fair access to service information and affordable replacement parts. Here's my slowest drive: Attached Images slow.jpg (66.9 KB, 90 views) MS MCP, MCSE Reply With Quote 08-13-2003,01:31 AM #12 BipolarBill View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Extreme Member!

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