[pcductape] Re: Buffer Underrun ?

  • From: "Carl" <ctm007@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2003 07:39:31 -0600

Hi  Scott,

I have had the same problems as Lisa and I've been successful when I unload
all my programs and run the cd burner as slow as it will go.    Thanks for
the suggestion about defrag and the safe mode.

ps, are you the "Army" guy in Texas?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Scott McNay" <Wizard@xxxxxxxx>
To: "Lisa Schnepf" <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, November 12, 2003 7:28 AM
Subject: [pcductape] Re: Buffer Underrun ?

> Hi Lisa,
> In addition to what Elaine said, it sounds like you might have an
> older drive. All drives on the market now have something called
> BURN-Proof, or something similar, which takes steps to either avoid or
> hide buffer under-runs. This is done by either dynamically slowing
> down the write speed, or by going back and restarting where it left
> off.
> You may also have too much running in the background; if you haven't
> already, try restarting in safe mode, to see if that helps (if it'll
> even work in safe mode).
> Also, try running DEFRAG on the hard drive(s) first; that may help a
> bit.

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