Cdrom Problem

By Ertay ยท 6 replies
Jul 8, 2004
  1. When i play any game the game will stop for 1 second and it will continue again.After 3-10 min it will stop again and continue.But when the game stops the cdrom's light starts flashing.

    AMD Athlon XP +2800
    512mb RAM
    Nvidia GeForce FX 5700 56.72 drivers
    Onboard Realtek AC'97 Sound driver
    Soltek SL75PRN2-L with nForce 2 chipset
    CDrom Teac 540 E

    Sorry for my English
    Thanks in advance
  2. StormBringer

    StormBringer TS Maniac Posts: 2,244

    sounds like DMA might be disabled
  3. Ertay

    Ertay TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I can play some games without CD and they are stopping same.

    And I can't find where to enable DMA.
  4. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

    This should help.:)

    Nothing a little search can't find.;)
  5. Ertay

    Ertay TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks for the help but Transfer Mode was "DMA IF AVAILABLE"
    It's something else I can't figure it out.
    I disabled my CD-ROM and the games are running perfectly.
  6. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    Is your system running a little hot? It sounds like it is being glitchy because the vid card could be getting too hot and wanting to lock up. At least it's something to look at.
  7. Ertay

    Ertay TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Nope my system isn't running hot.Now I changed my CD-ROM and there isn't any problem.

    Thanks everyone
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