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Old 23 Oct 2006, 06:09 AM   #1
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I got a new laptop last August, and I've been able to play DVDs fine until about a week ago. Now whenever I try to play a DVD, it skips a lot and makes the audio really jerky.

I figured out that I needed to check the DMA and followed what it said here: FAQ: What's all this about DMA? But I can't seem to change it to Ultra DMA Mode 5. It just wont let me change that setting.

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Old 23 Oct 2006, 06:25 AM   #2
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What is your drive set to if you can't set it back to Ultra 5? Did you try uninstalling driver and then restarting computer?
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It used to say PIO Mode. I uninstalled and restarted it and now it says Multi-Word DMA Mode 2 but it still wont let me change it.

EDIT: Nevermind. It's working now! Finally. Thanks!

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