Re: DVD freezes on new homebuilt
First thanks to all for the help.........
It seems it was just a bad, scratched DVD of my kids (Ice Age) I was having
problems with...explains it's condition.
All is well
"w" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:email@example.com...
> Try looking in device manager -> IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers -> Secondary
> Channel -> Advanced Settings, see if the DVD-Rom is in DMA or PIO mode. If
> it's in PIO mode, try changing it to DMA mode. If it keeps going back to
> mode, delete the Secondary Channel and reboot, WinXP will reinstall the
> Secondary IDE Channel and enable DMA mode for the DVD drive.
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> > OK here is the skinny:
> > VIA P4PB Ultra MB
> > P4 3.06
> > 768mb RAM (3x256)
> > NVIDIA geforce 5200 ultra 128mb
> > WD 160gb HD (on ata controller card)
> > Sony DRU510 DVD
> > Plextor CDRW
> > WinXP Pro
> > DVD and CDRW are on second ide...CDRW as master...DVD slave
> > Whenever I play a DVD it starts up fine. Can pic from full, or wide
> > chapters, etc. Then whenever I begin to play it about 15 sec into it it
> > freezes my system and I have to reboot.
> > This happens on both PowerDVD, and WMP. This is why I think it's a
> > with my setup either in bios or hardware. Do I need more ram??
> > Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> > TIA,
> > ORV
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