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Old 17 December 2007, 05:26   #1
flipper
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cd/dvd drive disapears

Well first i have a vista laptop running winuae 1.4.4 and i have a none standard config allthough i havent really changed that much

ive ran winuae on two occasions and when ive finish have found that the dvd drive does not appear in explorer or media player and requires a reboot to bring it back

have not been able to duplicate error so cannot give more info any one else noticed this is it a vista problem
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Old 17 December 2007, 08:14   #2
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Does it reappear if you open device manager, right click on "IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers" and select "Scan for hardware changes"?

(I have similar problem, drive disappears if I insert unreadable CD to my DVD drive.. "Scan for hardware changes" and it works again..)
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Old 17 December 2007, 20:59   #3
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I cant be sure but i think on both occasions that it happened it was a dvd that registered as unknown in media player

will keep an eye open for it and i'll see if i cant find someway of reproducing the error

the last time it happened i opened a rental dvd using dopus 4

would workbench mount have any affect on windows devices???

also may have guru'd at some point when playing with dopus config settings

sorry i cant be more detailed - if it occurs again what information would you require

p.s. great work on winuae

have you seen pointless suggestions lately
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