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mcoley

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« on: Apr 17, 2001, 02:45 PM »
It's been a while since I've actually tried, so I tried it again and have a few clarifications/corrections:



I *CAN* copy data from a DVD-ROM.  It's only playback that is affected.



When it locks up, the computer locks solid.  The video stops, but the audio sits there and skips, playing a small segment of the sound over and over again.  Control-Alt-Delete doesn't work.  CAPS LOCK doesn't even change the Caps light.



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« Reply #1 on: Apr 24, 2001, 05:00 AM »
We have seen this problem with other repairs here and each needed the CPU replaced. I am not 100% saying this is your problem, but it is what we have seen. Which DVD Player version are you using and what is your BIOS version?



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mcoley

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« Reply #2 on: Apr 24, 2001, 01:44 PM »
I'm using the Mediamatrics DVDExpress software that was included on the laptop.  It's version 5.00.00.15.1(1).  I've also tried WinDVD and the results are the same.



The drive is a Toshiba DVD-ROM SD-C2302 with Firmware revision 1013.



Phoenix BIOS version 1.01A.



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« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2001, 04:58 AM »
Your BIOS is very old. What is your e-mail address? I will send an updated BIOS.



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« Reply #4 on: Apr 17, 2001, 01:55 PM »
I've had a Quantex laptop with DVD-ROM for over a year, and from day one I've had the following problems with the DVD-ROM:



1) Sound level is WAY too low.  I can turn it all the way up and it has to be entirely quiet to hear it.  Sound from all other sources is fine.

2) After a couple minutes of playing, on average, the computer locks up.  This is the same whether I'm playing a DVD or just trying to read data off of a DVD-ROM.



It's a Toshiba SD-C2302 DVD-ROM.  My laptop is an N30W.



Any help or advice on either issue would be much appreciated!



Michael Coley