Problem In Mac OS X, you right click your external hard drive and click eject but it gives the following error: “The volume [Name] cannot be ejected because it is currently in use” Solution Make sure all programs are closed. Click the Apple icon in the top left of the screen, then click Force Quit. In the list click Finder. Now… Continue reading The volume cannot be ejected because it is currently in use
Problem Despite changing the IDE controllers back to DMA mode (as mentioned in this previous article), they keep reverting back to PIO mode. Cause Normally the system will detect 6 cumulative CRC errors before switching the channel back into PIO mode. Solution The attached tool tells the system to reset the counter on success so… Continue reading DVD Drive keeps reverting back to PIO Mode
Problem At least one of the following may apply: When playing DVDs the playback is slow and keeps skipping. When burning discs, the whole computer becomes slow. Solution Your IDE controllers need to be set to DMA Mode as opposed to PIO mode: Open Device Manager. Do the following for each item under IDE controllers:… Continue reading Slow DVD playback / Burning slows down computer
Problem You are unable to play some video files or DVDs in your media player. Solution Download, install and use VLC Player as it has codecs built into the software and is able to play the majority of downloaded media types.
Problem At least one of the following may apply: Windows Explorer does not detect your CD / DVD drive. When you look at the drive status in Device Manager, it may state Code 19, Code 31, or Code 39. Uninstalling and reinstalling the drivers does not rectify the problem. Solution Easy Solution Open the Device… Continue reading DVD drive not detected