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Old 12-24-2006, 10:15 PM   #1
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Default Disabling DVD Drive.

Recently I've tried getting a working image of Battlefield 2142 working and people have said that disabling the drives in the BIOS works. My question is, if I do this, how am I supposed to reinstall the drives for when I want to install other games?
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Default Re: Disabling DVD Drive.

Just re-enable the drive in the bios again.
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Default Re: Disabling DVD Drive.

Ya you could just reenable them but don't you need the cd's in the drive to play the games?
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Old 12-24-2006, 10:53 PM   #4
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I'm just gonna use an ISO image.
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Old 12-24-2006, 11:11 PM   #5
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Default Re: Disabling DVD Drive.

Well I checked in the BIOS and see two probable options:

IDE DMA transfer
IDE Channel 1 Master

The first has either Enable or Disable.
The second has either Auto, None or Manual.

Which on should I change and to what?
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Old 12-25-2006, 05:29 AM   #6
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Default Re: Disabling DVD Drive.

Just disable the drives in device manager, its much easier that way
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Old 12-25-2006, 12:37 PM   #7
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Default Re: Disabling DVD Drive.

I've tried disabling it in Device Manager but it still doesn't work and some people have said that the BIOS does the trick.
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Old 12-25-2006, 12:43 PM   #8
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Default Re: Disabling DVD Drive.

Well to be honest i cant see how it will work at all. I dont know your computer setup as you havent said, but what exactly are you trying to do? Can you give us more details, like how your trying to use the image?
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Old 12-25-2006, 01:00 PM   #9
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Default Re: Disabling DVD Drive.

Well I'm mounting it in DAEMON Tools so I looked up the forums and people have said that disabling the drive in Device Manager isn't enough and that the BIOS works best. So I looked and found a few options but don't know which one I should use.

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Old 12-25-2006, 01:13 PM   #10
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Is it a pirate? Im guessing it is, if so then i cant help ya, its against the forum rules
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