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ide controller problems

By wordmaster1 ·
In an older machine, AMD K2-300, 256 mb RAM, I upgraded from 95 to 98SE. Machine ran great for a month or so with no problems. Then I installed a DVD recorder. Installed Nero, burned CD's fine. So far, everything working great, no problems playing DVD's. Installed DVD software and suddenly there are yellow exclamation points beside primary and secondary ide controllers, I am in compatibility mode, and the CD and DVD drives no longer show. CD and DVD drives both show in safe mode.

I have tried the noide solution, it just comes back on the next boot. I have tried uninstalling all the software that had been installed... no difference.

Hard drive is partitioned into three drives using Partition Magic and is on primary ide. DVD burner is master on secondary ide and CD is slave on secondary.

All help appreciated.

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by wordmaster1 In reply to

The software was Cyberlink PowerDVD 5 which came with the drive along with Nero. The other software I tried was I Copy DVDs 2.

Both these and the Nero have been uninstalled. I have gone into safe mode and deleted both cd and dvd drives ( they were not showing in normal mode) I have physically disconnected both these drives and still am in compatibility mode with the yellow exclamation marks at the ide controllers in device manager.

The latest chipset driver is included in Win98 SE so it has already been installed.

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by willcomp In reply to ide controller problems

Ensure that you have completely removed drivers installed by burning/DVD software by checking on software web site.

You still need to reinstall chipset drivers. Should be able to download from mobo or chipset vendor website. If you need instructions on how to do this, post back.

With all burning/DVD software removed and chipset drivers re-installed, install Power DVD. If all is then well, install Nero. Do not install any additional burning or DVD playback software.

Dalton

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by wordmaster1 In reply to

Right answer with the chipset drivers, but the other person answered first. Thank you for your help.

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by ramireddy_kanchi In reply to ide controller problems

REMOVE ALL YOUR PC CHIPSET DRIVERS AND INSTALL NEWLY.THAT WILL SHOW BETTER IMPROVE TO YOUR SYSTEM
BEST OF LUCH

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by wordmaster1 In reply to

Poster rated this answer.
Right answer with the chipset drivers, but the other person answered first. Thank you for your help.

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by ramireddy_kanchi In reply to ide controller problems

REMOVE ALL YOUR PC CHIPSET DRIVERS AND INSTALL NEWLY.THAT WILL SHOW BETTER IMPROVE TO YOUR SYSTEM
BEST OF LUCK

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by wordmaster1 In reply to

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Right answer with the chipset drivers, but the other person answered first. Thank you for your help.

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