December 16th, 2004, 06:05 AM
DMA for a CD-R/RW
my friend asked me this:
'how can one enable DMA for a CD-R/RW? I think we gotta mess with the BIOS. If that is the case can a home user do it and what are the risks[what cld possibly go wrong]'
please help, as usual
Last edited by rohitk89; December 16th, 2004 at 06:07 AM.
December 16th, 2004, 06:39 AM
Usually it's enabled by default in the bios.
First go to Device manager> click on IDE controllers> right click Secondary IDE channel> properties> advanced settings> choose DMA if available, reboot and it should be ok. If not then you need to go into bios and make DMA/UDMA is set or Auto detect. Save and Exit.
easy rohit have at it
December 16th, 2004, 13:12 PM
Old and Cranky
Was it in PIO mode initially?
December 16th, 2004, 14:13 PM
errr...rik who's the question for (i have no clue in case it was for me )
thanks fg, ill ask my friend if it worked and give u an update...