Re: DVD freezes on new homebuilt

Discussion in 'DVD Video' started by Orv, Oct 11, 2003.

  1. Orv

    Orv Guest

    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

    Thanks again

    Orv



    "w" <> wrote in message news:blsjco$...
    > Try looking in device manager -> IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers -> Secondary

    IDE
    > 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

    PIO
    > mode, delete the Secondary Channel and reboot, WinXP will reinstall the
    > Secondary IDE Channel and enable DMA mode for the DVD drive.
    >
    > <> wrote in message
    > news:blrra2$l2f$...
    > >
    > > 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

    > screen,
    > > 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

    > problem
    > > 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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    Orv, Oct 11, 2003
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