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Secondary EDE channel is not working correctly?

By wasasa66
Dec 20, 2008
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  1. Secondary IDE channel is not working correctly?

    My secondary IDE is not showing my DVD burner or my CD ROM. Hardware manager can see it but it has a yellow Exlamation point on it.

    Whazzzup withat??

    Is it possible that it is the actual ide male on the motherboard? I tried switching the ide cable but it is just the same.

    Booo!

    Please help. I know nothing about mommy boards.
     
  2. adweston

    adweston Banned Posts: 333

    It's because your lower and/or upper filters are corrupt. Do a Google search for a tutorial on how to edit the registry. I won't type it out here because I don't want to be responsible if you mess something up.

    Anyways, delete those filters, reboot, let Windows reinstall the drivers and you'll be fine.
     
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