Writing makes all other programmes hang on 7%

it"s a plextor 40/12/40A

when I’m writing a cd
all my other programmes hang for a moment
this happens when I’m writing the lead-in (7% on nero)
any idea’s what is causing this

after the lead-in other programmes work back

UDMA is enabled and got newest firmware

using XP

media = PLATINUM 48x

Originally posted by lupus1010
UDMA is enabled
You’re sure? Please check with Nero InfoTool if DMA is enabled for all your drives (hard disks, CD-RW, etc).

Your writer and your hard disc are probably connected to the same IDE channel.

You have 2 options
(a) connect the writer to another channel
(b) use RAW write mode (“DAO/96”)