You could also install drivers for drive in config. The cd rom drive is a sound blaster -Creative-cde. In fact, upon removing the drive from the testbed after a random access stress test, I found the underside to actually be hot to the touch in certain spots the top of the drive never approached such hot levels. Then I would shutdown again, replace cable and power and let windows find the drive again. Results 1 to 11 of 11 Thread: You may have to register before you can post: While the 72X has what looks like a digital audio-out next to the standard analog out, it is not functional.

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This leads me to wonder if the B has a digital audio-out that is defective, or is purposely non-functional.

I am using Windows 98,I hope you guys have the answer,thanks -Del. Heat levels were moderate and entirely acceptable.

ATAPI CD-ROM Drive Roundup – The Drives

Featuring an access time of 75ms, a kb cd5320e and a standard 1-year warranty, the Mitsumi appears on the surface to be a contender. Unfortunately, we encountered serious problems with our test unit, to the best of our knowledge isolated to the drive’s head assembly. Could be bum drive. Any test we threw at the unit that involved ccreative accesses caused the drive to either fail completely or perform extremely poorly.

Results 1 to 11 of If found, delete ALL instances and re-boot.

And suppose you were a member of Congress Only the Kenwood was stealthier. Creativf your drive on separate IDE controller? Although Mitsumi responded to our initial query in this matter, they dropped any further communication after our follow-up response to them. Finally, it should be noted that the Mitsumi has a functional digital audio-out connector. The B’s access time is specified at a speedy 78ms, with a kb buffer and a standard 1-year warranty.


This creqtive up the CPU so that it can use its bandwidth to do other chores, and helps to speed up the system. I’d shutdown and pull power and cable from drive, boot windows and see if any probs.

Creative Cd5230e 52x Max Internal IDE Cd-rom Drive

Results 1 to 11 of 11 Thread: A bit cs5230e an enigma, the 52X unit is not even creatige on Creative Labs’ website 48X is the highest speed drive they listhence we cannot link you to any specifications. But I repeat myself. I’d probably do the ms-dos thingy first. CD-Rom drive locks up windows Hello Guys: If that does not work, then the only thing I can say is that some devices work ok with it enabled, and some do not.

The drive does become a bit warm to the touch after continuous extended use, but well within normal ranges.


At full-RPM, the drive was clearly audible not only over all other testbed system sounds, but over the sounds of my personal system next to it as well as an audio CD playing at moderate levels.

Considering this occurs during random access testing but not sequential transfer testing, this seems to be somehow related to how smoothly their head actuator mechanism tracks along the rails as it changes directions when seeking. While the 72X has what looks like a ccreative audio-out next to the standard analog out, it is not functional.


Edit the entry to display the following correct binary value in the Value data box: Its access time is rated at 85ms, with a kb buffer and a standard 1-year warranty. If you can run the cd manually, then the autorun function is hanging it up. Technical specs were obtained from the installation guide that came with the drive. NoDriveTypeAutoRun 95 00 00 00 enables autorun Change that value to 00 00 00 00 disables autorun And, maybe, remove auto Insert Notification in the cd-rom system properties.

Because CD-ROM drives are seldom, if ever stressed as extensively and consistently as the access time loop I run the drives through when checking for noise and heat levels, it is highly unlikely that heat would ever be a concern during normal usage. Join Date Nov Posts 2, I’ll puzzle with you.

I have changed the data ribbon cable to no avail and checked the power supply cable.