Secondary EDE channel is not working correctly?

By wasasa66
Dec 20, 2008
  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.


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

    adweston Banned Posts: 242

    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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