[B]i did this but now i get Task_1 failed! Error=400(39 4 0 1 57 112 94)[/B]
[B]Enabling/ Checking DMA In Windows XP/ 2000
[/B]The first thing to do is to right click on â€œMy Computerâ€. You can use the icon in the Start Menu or the one on the Desktop. Once you have right clicked on it then choose â€œPropertiesâ€.
The next thing to do is to click the â€œHardwareâ€ tab at the top of the screen. From here you need to hit the â€œDevice Managerâ€ button.
Under device manager you need to find your hard drives. These are normally found under â€œIDE ATA/ATAPI Controllersâ€. Under this you will have a number of items. The ones that we are interested in are the ones with channel in their name. You will need to do the same to all of the ones with channel in their name. To bring up the next window you will need to double click on the item. We will take Primary IDE Channel first.
This is the screen that will come up. Device 0 is the primary device on the channel and Device 1 is the slave device. In the â€œTransfer Modeâ€ box you should be seeing â€œDMA If Availableâ€. If not and you are seeing â€œPIO Onlyâ€ then you need to click on the box and change this to â€œDMA If Availableâ€.
To finished simply click the â€œOKâ€ button to exit the windows. You will now need to check your â€œSecondary IDE Channelâ€.
Now you will have to reset your computer for the changes to take effect.
If when you have restarted the computer one of the channels is back on PIO-Only mode the last thing you can try is to uninstall the channel from the Device Manager window. When you then restart the computer it will force windows to reinstall the drivers and hopefully use the DMA if available mode.
[I]([B]Added note:[/B] DO NOT delete the IDE channel if your hard drive containing Windows is also on that channel! An alternative to deleting the channel can be found in [U]this thread[/U]. -C64K)[/I]