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BOTH MY DVD & CD drive can not faster than 2,788 kb/s

Recently, like about a month ago, suddenly my dvd-drive starts acting weird, I use dvd decrypter to make a back-up image of my dvd to the hd but it cannot read faster than 2,788kb/s, this is the same for my second drive, which is only a cd-r/w burner. Also when I burn data, or whatever using either my dvd to cd drive, it cannot burn faster than 2,788kb/s, and the buffer seems to keep fluxing from 100%-0% continuous, and the computer becomes extremely laggy. This has never happen before. I upgraded both my drive to their latest firmware. I am pretty sure it is not a virus or trojan problem, since I use AVG Free, Lava-soft Ad-ware, and Spybot to remove probably all of them. Also, I have NeroVision, which converts .avi into a dvd movie, but when it burns the dvd, it does not finish at all. It is almost like the dvd-burner cannot burn the film. I never had a problem with burning dvd movies at all until now. The DVD-Drive maximum speed is 8x while the cd-rw drive max is 40x. Here is a spec of my computer:

Gateway 500SE
Processor
Intel Pentium 4, 1800 MHz

BIOS
GATEWA 08/21/03

Memory
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503MB physical
90% free resources

Video
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Graphics Adapter: Intel(R) 82845G/GL/GE/PE/GV Graphics Controller
Screen Area/Colors: 1024x768 pixels, 16 million colors
Monitor: Plug and Play Monitor

Drives
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C:\ (NTFS) 76308MB total, 33994MB free
D:\ CD-ROM/CD-RW or DVD Drive (DVD Drive)
E:\ CD-ROM/CD-RW or DVD Drive (CD-rom/cd-rw burner)
F:\ CD-ROM/CD-RW or DVD Drive ( a virtual drive)
G:\ (NTFS) 19539MB total, 15162MB free

Network and Modem
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(net) D-Link D-Link DFE-530TX+ PCI Adapter
(net) Intel Intel PRO/100 VE Network Connection #2
(net) Microsoft Direct Parallel

Operating System
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Windows XP SP2 (Windows XP 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2)
Original setup date: 7/10/2004
DirectX Version: 5.3.0000000.900 built by: DIRECTX

The DVD-Drive brand name is from PACIFIC DIGITAL
the E: Drive is Lite-On

CD and DVD Drives
DVDRW IDE1008 (7/1/2001)
LITE-ON LTR-40125S (7/1/2001)
Generic DVD-ROM SCSI CdRom Device (7/1/2001)

Floppy Drive Upgrade
Floppy disk drive (7/1/2001)

Floppy Drive Controller
Standard floppy disk controller (7/1/2001)

Hard Drive Controllers
Intel 82801DB Ultra ATA Storage Controller - 24CB (7/2/2001)
Primary IDE Channel
Secondary IDE Channel (7/1/2001)

Hard Drives Upgrade
Maxtor 2B020H1 (7/1/2001)
WDC WD800BB-00CAA1 (7/1/2001)

Input Devices Upgrade
Microsoft PS/2 Mouse (7/1/2001)
Standard 101/102-Key or Microsoft Natural PS/2 Keyboard (7/1/2001)

Intelunifieddisplaydriver
Intel Graphics Chipset (KCH) Driver (11/20/2003)
Intel Graphics Platform (SoftBIOS) Driver (11/20/2003)

Media
Analog Devices SoundMAX Integrated Digital Audio (4/4/2002)
Microsoft Unimodem Half-Duplex Audio Device (1/26/1999)

Ports
ECP Printer Port (LPT1) (7/1/2001)
Communications Port (COM1) (7/1/2001)

Scsiadapter
D347PRT SCSI Controller (7/1/2001)

System
Intel 82802 Firmware Hub Device (7/1/2001)
Intel 82801DB PCI Bridge - 244E (7/2/2001)
Intel 82801DB LPC Interface Controller - 24C0 (7/2/2001)
Intel 82801DB/DBM SMBus Controller - 24C3 (7/2/2001)
Intel 82845G/GL Processor to I/O Controller 2560 (2/1/2002)
Microsoft ACPI-Compliant System (7/1/2001)
ACPI Sleep Button (7/1/2001)
Microsoft System Management BIOS Driver (7/1/2001)
PnP BIOS Extension (8/22/2004)
ACPI Uniprocessor PC (7/1/2001)

Power Supplies

160-Watt Power Supply

Can anybody help me?

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(NT) (NT) DMA on
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Huh?

huh? I am confused

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Depending on the OS, you want to flip DMA to..

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