cd rom fault

  kale23 18:15 01 Mar 2003

when i put a cd into my cd drive,my moniter screen goes blue,and i get this message, an exception oe has occurred at 0028; eofoc170 in vxd---.this was called from 0028;c18390e8invxd scsi1hlp[[03]+00000508.can anybody help.

  Gongoozler 20:47 01 Mar 2003

Hi kale23. I found this answer on thie site click here


After installing Easy CD Creator I get the following error message when I put a disc in my drive: "AN EXCEPTION 0E HAS OCCURRED AT 0028:0637B00 IN VxD---. THIS WAS CALLED FROM 0028:C182A198 IN VxD SCSI1HLP(03) +00000508" (Please note that the numbers that appear in this message may be different in your system as they represent a specific memory location and every system is not loading the same drivers.) How can I resolve this problem? A backwards compatibility driver called "scsi1hlp.vxd" comes standard on all installations of Microsoft Windows 95 and 98. This driver is located in the C:\Windows\System\Iosubsys directory and gets loaded into memory every time your system boots up. This driver can be disabled by changing the extension of the file from ".vxd" to something like ".old" or ".bak." The driver is only necessary for very old SCSI 1 devices. If you do not have this hardware on your system, you can safely disable the file.

  Gongoozler 09:46 04 Mar 2003

hi Gongoozler still having problems ,can you tell me how to, get into c\windows\system\iosubsys directory,tried several ways without success.Im running on windows 98 2 edition.thanks kale23


Hi kale23. It's best to reply via the "Add a new response etc" box at the bottom of the page, this keeps your thread alive, so anyone else with useful suggestions can contribute.

The best way to get to the c\windows\system\iosubsys directory is via Windows Explorer.

Open Windows Explorer via Start - Programs. The exact location varies between installations. In the left hand pane of Windows Expolorer click on the + alongside (C:), then click on the + alongside Windows, click on the + alongside System, click on Iosubsys. In the right hand pane find the file scsi1hlp.vxd. Right click on this file and from the menu select Rename. change the vxd part to old. If the suggestion above is right, that should cure your problem.

  kale23 20:11 04 Mar 2003

thanks Gongoozler that did the trick, cd rom working fine now.

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