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Dvd-rom & Cd-rw


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manu08

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I have two optical drives, one a Dvd-rom and the other a Cd-rw drive. Sometimes when i insert dvd's or cd's the computer freezes and i have to restart the computer by pressing the reset button. It's like if i buy new dvd's, then im just trying them out one by one, then after the i try the second dvd when i insert the third dvd the computer will freeze (that's an example), or sometimes it just randomly freezes when i insert a dvd or cd. Anyone know how to resolve this problem?

I have a P4 3.00Ghz with HT, 1GB Ram, 128 GeForce Fx 5700 Ultra Graphics Card, Sound Blaster Audigy 2, Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 1.
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Is the hardware set up properly with one drive set as the slave, also you should get SP2 probably wont fix your problem but it is a good idea to get it.
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Yes, they have been set up properly, that was the first thing i checked out. I did have SP2 but I installed it cause it gave me problems. Any way of dianosing the optical drives?
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Have you tried just one drive.
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Yeah i tried the dvd-rom by itself and it caused a problem so now i've switched them the other way around. Made the dvd-rom slave and the cd-rw master. It's been working fine till now. Hope it does resolve it or else ill be posting back.

thanks for the help btw
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