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Enabling DMA on your Windows OS

Enabling DMA in Windows Vista

  1. Log onto Windows as Administrator (or as a user with Administrator privileges).
  2. Click the Start button, then right-click on Computer and choose Properties from the pop-up menu.The System window appears.
  3. Click the Device Manager link on the left.
  4. In the Device Manager window, double-click IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers to see the list of controllers.
  5. Double-click Primary IDE Channelor anATA Channel.
  6. In the channel's Properties window, click the Advanced Settings tab.
  7. In the Device Properties pane, check Enable DMA.
  8. Click OK. You do not need to restart Windows.

Enabling DMA in Windows XP

  1. Log onto Windows as Administrator (or as a user with Administrator privileges).
  2. Click the Start button, then right-click on My Computer and choose Properties from the pop-up menu.The System Properties window appears.
  3. Click the Hardware tab, then click Device Manager. The Device Manager window appears.
  4. Double-click IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers to see the list of controllers.
  5. Double-click Primary IDE Channel. The Primary IDE Channel Properties window appears.
  6. Click the Advanced Settings tab.
  7. Choose DMA if available from the Transfer Mode list for Device 0.
  8. Click OK. You do not need to restart Windows.

Enabling DMA in Windows 2000

  1. Log onto Windows as Administrator (or as a user with Administrator privileges).
  2. Right-click on the My Computer icon on the Windows desktop and choose Properties from the pop-up menu. The System Properties window appears.
  3. Click the Hardware tab, then click Device Manager. The Device Manager window appears.
  4. Double-click IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers to see the list of controllers.
  5. Double-click Primary IDE Channel. The Primary IDE Channel Properties window appears.
  6. Click the Advanced Settings tab.
  7. Choose DMA if available from the Transfer Mode list for Device 0. Click OK. When Windows asks if you want to restart, Yes.

Enabling DMA in Windows 98/98SE/ME

  1. Right-click on the My Computer icon on the Windows desktop and choose Properties from the pop-up menu. The System Properties window appears.
  2. Click the Device Manager tab.
  3. Double-click Disk drives to see the list of disk drives.
  4. Right-click on IDE DISK (may have another name, such as GENERIC IDE DISK) and choose Properties from the pop-up menu. The disk's Properties window appears.
  5. Click the Settings tab.
  6. Select DMA if it is deselected, then click OK. When Windows asks if you want to restart, click Yes.

 

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