Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: Windows freezing

  1. #1
    Constant Bitrate
    Join Date
    Jun 2004
    Posts
    114

    Windows freezing

    Okay would really appreciate any ideas or help any one can give me. My problem is that I have a 15 ft ide cable (I donít need to be told that this wont work) and it workes with a full-sized cd/dvd but when I try and use it with my slim slot load drive windows freezes on startup. If I boot to safe mode everything works even the slot load drive just cant figure out any way to get it to get past the normal startup unless i plug the slim drive in with just a normal calbe then it works.

    Thanks for any ideas any one can come up with I just cant figure out y it would work with my full-sized drive and not with the other and y the slim one works in safe mode.

  2. #2
    Constant Bitrate
    Join Date
    Jun 2004
    Posts
    114
    Any one have any ideas anything I can try I am just getting really frustrated

  3. #3
    Maximum Bitrate grepzen's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    Location
    VaBch VA
    Posts
    575
    Your cables are too long (i can tell you don't need to be told this won't work) different units will place different demands on various signals traveling those 15feet. (and they'll do so at different times).

    One thing you could try is placing a filter (ring magnent) around the cables to see if that reducees noise that may be causing the heartaches.

    & even if you do get 15' IDE cables to work temporarily.. you'll be a freak of nature.. -- they exist sure enough.. but they're not easily replicated.
    ēMicke

  4. #4
    Maximum Bitrate
    Join Date
    Jun 2004
    Location
    The North, Manchester
    Posts
    814
    and this wont work

Similar Threads

  1. Software Review: Windows XP Media Center 2005 Edition!
    By nFiniteTuning in forum The Review Palace
    Replies: 180
    Last Post: 05-01-2007, 11:54 AM
  2. Replies: 11
    Last Post: 10-08-2004, 07:59 PM
  3. Windows Freeze When Crank, Crank again windows unfreeze
    By antimatter in forum Power Supplies
    Replies: 37
    Last Post: 07-27-2004, 12:40 AM
  4. Windows ME and MediaCar
    By dug1967 in forum MediaCar
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 04-15-2004, 01:30 PM
  5. A few observations in OS and why I'm now using Windows 2003...
    By Mastiff in forum Software & Software Development
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 01-21-2004, 09:11 AM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •