Corrupted Registry?

dpaige

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I got the following message after I installed Plextor Manager 2000 for both my Pioneer Slot dvd and my PLextor 16x10x40 CDRW drives (Easy CD Creator was installed prior to the problem):

Your registry might be corrupted. (Code 19)

Neither of my drives are being seen by the OS. Is there a way to fix it without reformatting the HD? I tried useing Win2's fix for teh problem with no luck. and I also tried a repair from the Win2k CD but with no luck. Any other suggestions?

Dante
 

alc101ma

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From my own problem with Win2K working a Yamaha CDRW, and reading a couple posts here... it seems that Win2K REALLY SUCKS at recognizing some hardware (or alteast CDROM/CDRW's). Since I'm a newbie to Win2K could someone shed some light on this? I could be totally wrong; I'm just going out on a limb here.
 

CALV

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I seem to recall that adaptec created major probs with win2k, I use nero so cant comment, but Im sure adaptect was the cause of all sorts of trouble under 2k


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NickM

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From my work I got some bad experience with CD burning using Crative CD-RW and the Adaptec Easy CD Creator on WinNT.
I still don't know what sometimes caused the problems. Installed on several new powerful machines and never faced an installation problem, but burning sometimes. I have nothing bad to say about the CD burner, neither the Easy CD Creator, just don't know, everithing was new, no other tasks during burning, no screensavers, quality blank CDs were used. Maybe network signal interference?

For my home computer I decided to buy a budget CD-RW, but only that comes with Nero. And I'm very happy with Nero now and my AOpen CD-RW on dual boot with Win98 and Win2000. Mostly working with Win2000, I have no problems at all on faster burning speed, and on my slower PC. I think Nero is a wonderful program and has very good features that prevent potential problems.
 

redstar

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if you find it there, win2k supports the hardware with no problem. Anything 1 year old or less should work like a charm tho.

Now burner software can be the cause of some seemingly hardware related problems.

ie newest version of easy cd creator not supporting the newer burners and giving the vague message that it can't find a proper burner device.

as for possible corrupt registries...restore a backup (loosing any changes made since u last back it up).

or check the burner entries and see what is listed or isn't.
or..uninstall your new burner software...and then put back in old. If problem is fixed..then you know its software related.