My cdrom dirve takes for ever to install anything of it

vbimport

#1

when i go to install anything from my cdrom it takes a really long time, any idea on what my problem could be, its brand new its a plugy and play MagicSpin 56x internal(cheapy, i know buts its for my old cpu)

thanks

weasel72@belllsouth.net


#2

What CPU, Motherboard do you have?

What are the settings concerning DMA?

If you have a fast drive, but a slow motherboard and CPU, then it won’t do you much good.

There are some programs you can use to test the speed of the drive.

I believe something about a program like this was posted at the mainpage (www.cdfreaks)