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  SHED 09:16 06 Jan 2004
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i have 2 burners one is a liteon 24102b for cds only, the other is a sony dru510a for dvds and cds.my problem is can i swith on the DMA or will this make the burners useless i have tried the websites for both but with no luck every time i go to the device settings a warning comes up to say of the consequences if i go ahead with it so i have not done so can any one help cheers.

  DieSse 09:19 06 Jan 2004

Waht have you got to lose - if it works, it's better, if it doesn't you turn it off again.

  stuntmaster 09:46 06 Jan 2004

its ok for the burners to go into DMA as it usually improves Performance with data transfers as it is using the Chipset Properly.

Ben

  bananaslik 11:00 06 Jan 2004

yeah no probs in doing this SHED,i've had my dma on since i built the computer.it actually helps the transfer speed

  jonnytub 11:04 06 Jan 2004

When you check the box the system will ask to be restarted. When the system has restarted if the checkbox is clear then your hardware does not support dma, however the opposite is true, if the checkbox is still ticked then the hardware does support dma. Windows will not allow the dma checkbox to remain checked if the hardware does not support it.

  SHED 11:23 06 Jan 2004

thanks too all

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