Windows Explorer freezes with new DVD-RW drive
Posted on 2005-04-16
I have a custom built PC with a Pioneer DVR-106D drive and an Intel D845PEBT2 board. It's a new clean install of Win XP Pro SP 2.
When I put a disk in the drive Windows Explorer freezes in "My Computer" As soon as I eject the disk, Win Explorer goes back to normal. I have tried many different disks so as to rule out that it could just be any given disk that was the problem.
I have updated the bios to the newest on the board and the latest firmware on the DVD drive. I pulled the drive from an AMD socket A box and the drive worked flawlessly for over a year on that machine.
The event log says:
"The driver detected a controller error on \Device\CdRom0."
There are two hard drives, primary master and slave and the DVD drive is secondary master, jumpers seem to check out ok. I also tried deleting the drive from device manager and restarting for the computer to re-find the hardware but this did not work either. I also tried starting with the secondary hard drive detached, that did not work.
Any ideas how to solve this problem?