IBM MicroDrive 1Gb

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by cslima, Jun 3, 2002.

  1. cslima

    cslima Guest

    Hello,

    I have recently moved from an Acer/TravelMate running Windows 98 to a Sony VAIO running XP. My IBM Microdrive 1Gb works very well in my old computer, but when I try to use it on XP, during all reading and writing (to or from the microdrive) my CPU goes to 100% of utilisation. Is there any tweak to improve performance and possibly solve this problem?

    Thanks,
    Carlos.
     
  2. Zedric

    Zedric NTFS Guru Folding Team

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    Are there any special drivers involved? You could try updating those in that case (if there is a better one).
     
  3. cslima

    cslima Guest

    Well, as a matter of fact, that's exactly what people at IBM replied to me: "Make sure you have the most updated PCMCIA drivers". Looking at the Device Manager, I found that my PCMCIA adapter is "Ricoh R/RL/5C476(II) or Compatible CardBus Controller". So, now I'm trying to find if there's any new driver for this device.
    Besides that, IBM tech support said: "You may also need a
    card wizard", but I believe this doesn't apply to Windows XP, does it?

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