Nine out of ten times that I try to rip a CD with Exact Audio Copy, creating a .wav and a cue sheet, EAC sticks on "detecting pre-track gaps", usually the first or last track, but occasionally somewhere between (6 is an unlucky number, for some reason).
I have a Sony CD-RW CRX1611 and a generic DVD-ROM identified as "DVD-ROM DVD-16X3H". The DVD-ROM has turned out to be an extremely dependable inexpensive drive, and EAC identifies it as my best drive. However, both drives stick on detecting the pre-track gaps.
I've tried adjusting settings and read modes, and I've tried every combination of detection method and accuracy, but nothing works. The CD that I'm currently attempting to rip and copy will work only in burst mode, but every rip gives me timing errors. (It's an older CD, no copy protection, in like-new condition.)
This is driving me crazy, and it's been happening for weeks, even after a reinstall of Windows2000P and the software itself. I would post this at the EAC forum, but I'm a little confused by the German. Is there something that I'm doing wrong, or overlooking? Can someone here please, please help me? :sad: