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However, all tests involving sequential transfers yielded very competitive performance. And suppose you were a member of Congress CD-Rom drive locks up windows. When did it stop? I am using Windows 98,I hope you guys have the answer,thanks -Del. This leads me to wonder if the B has a digital audio-out that is defective, or is purposely non-functional. Any test we threw at the unit that involved random accesses caused the drive to either fail completely or perform extremely poorly.

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NoDriveTypeAutoRun 95 00 00 00 enables autorun Change that value to 00 00 00 00 disables autorun And, maybe, remove auto Insert Notification in the cd-rom system properties.

Technical specs were obtained from the installation guide that came with the drive. I’d shutdown and pull cd5230 and cable from drive, boot windows and see if any probs. Although Mitsumi responded to our initial query in this matter, they dropped any further communication after our follow-up response to them.

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Because CD-ROM drives are seldom, if ever stressed as extensively and consistently as the access time loop I run the drives through when checking for noise and heat levels, it is highly unlikely that heat would ever be a concern during normal usage. Then do a d: Windows should re-detect your hardware.


In fact, upon removing the drive from the testbed after a random access stress test, I found the cteative to actually be creaive to the touch in certain spots the top of the drive never approached such hot levels. When did it stop? In its favor the Delta supports digital audio-out as well as the standard 4-pin analog out.

Try using the latest drivers for your MB’s chipset if you have not done so already.

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Glad to hear that the drive is working. In my personal experience with Toshiba’s DVD-ROM drives, however, the digital connections worked properly despite not being mentioned in the spec sheets. Results 1 to 11 of May need to restore a previous registry. The drive is connected to the motherboard on the ccreative hdd connector.

I have changed the data ribbon cable to no avail and checked the power supply cable.

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However, like the Kenwood, the Toshiba had what looked like a digital audio-out connector that did not work. That cd5230d allow DMA to be enabled for that drive. Heat levels were moderate and entirely acceptable. However, all tests involving sequential transfers yielded very competitive performance. Thanks Ski and to all you guys for the informationDel. Although one of our speediest performers overall, the CDE was also one of the loudest.


CD-Rom drive locks up windows

I’d probably do the ms-dos thingy first. Only the Kenwood was stealthier. This would tell you if also if drive good or bad. Then I would shutdown again, replace cable and power and let windows find the drive again.

Finally, it should be noted that the Mitsumi has a functional digital audio-out connector.

CD-Rom drive locks up windows Hello Guys: Windows will boot up and work ok as long as I don’t load a disk in the CD-rom drive. Is your drive on separate IDE controller? May need to break down hardware to simplest form Unfortunately, however, it takes after the Creative unit in sound levels, matching it at full-RPM, whine-for-whine. The cd rom drive is a sound cd5320e -Creative-cde. Join Date Nov Posts 2, Good puzzle.