Creative CD-ROM Locksup/stalls

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by acstua, Mar 14, 2002.

  1. acstua

    acstua OSNN Junior Addict

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    I have Win XP Pro, with the via KT133A chip set, running newest Vias.
    Creative 48X CDROM.

    WHen it 1st spins up a CD the whole computer stops responding for a few seconds :/

    this is very annoying, any way of stopping this ?
     
  2. acstua

    acstua OSNN Junior Addict

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    sorted

    I sorted it myself, used VIA IDE Tool.
    changed the CD-rom from PIO mode to DMA ..
    sorted :p
     
  3. acstua

    acstua OSNN Junior Addict

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    well it seemed to work till i reset, now same problem.
    and yes i checked the access mode was still as i last set it

    :(
     
  4. JK1

    JK1 Guest

    I have the same drive and till I set the drive to DMA it would blank the window on my TV card when I opened the drive tray. weird huh?