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Finding directcd driver (to eliminate)

by denjones / October 29, 2003 7:48 AM PST

I'm sorry to keep bothering everyone here but you've been so helpful (and hey, it's free). After installing XP-Pro, I installed Easy CD Creator 5 and upon bootup XP tells me there is a conflict with the directcd drive and it is disabling it. I have since found out I need to update or eliminate version 5 (I've chose to eliminate it, XP works well) but I still get the error when I boot stating XP has not loaded directcd. Where can I find the directcd drive to eliminate it.

Thanks in advance,

Denny

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Re:Finding directcd driver (to eliminate)
by David Chan / October 29, 2003 8:09 AM PST
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Re:Finding directcd driver (to eliminate) WAG
by Brandon Eng / October 29, 2003 12:27 PM PST

Just a guess- take a look at msconfig>Sartup, and see if there's a reference to DirectCD, then uncheck it and reboot. Also look for a a file called DirectCD.exe and delete it. I doubt any files left behind will have a terrible effect on your system.

If you're ready for major registry surgery, this article may help: http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=315345

That said, I use DirectCD on another system and like it. David provided the links to upgrade. Good luck.

Brandon

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