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I am trying to place a WD Scorpio 160gbs HDD, the laptop will not allow DMA nly PIO. I have flashed the BIOS and partioned the HDD to two 80gigs each, still no luck on how to enable DMA.
Have you tried going to device manager, ide ata/atpi controllers and controllers, advanced settings use dma if avalible apply and ok?
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