How to disable a DVD Drive?

  tighmor 19:49 11 Nov 2005

Since installing a new DVD Drive I am having trouble with one of my programs - Proshow Gold - and would like to disable the drive to force the program to use my other - cdw drive.

Can I do this withourt physically disabling?

  johnnyrocker 19:56 11 Nov 2005

what abput using device manager to disable?


  johnnyrocker 19:59 11 Nov 2005

alternatively can you not tell proshow to use the alt drive?


  tighmor 20:39 11 Nov 2005

device manager to disable? Not sure how to access this. Control panel does not seen to offer it?

Proshow contacted - 3 times so far - but have not yet got a response. Usually they are quite quick back.

  VoG II 20:41 11 Nov 2005

Start, Control Panel, System, Hardware tab, Device Manager Button.

  woodchip 20:43 11 Nov 2005

Try right click my computer\Properties\Hardware\Device Manager

  tighmor 22:31 11 Nov 2005

Thanks, disabled OK. Unfortunately has not solved the problem so it must be within Proshow Gold - have not had a reply from them yet.

  johnnyrocker 23:27 11 Nov 2005

somewhere in pro show options/properties must be an option to tell it what to use


  Stuartli 23:38 11 Nov 2005

Enable/Disable this Device from Device Manager (i.e. highlight your drive and click Properties.

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