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Mentor Usb 2.0 Pcmcia - Pioneer Dvr-108 Read Cds Very Slow


I have a laptop running windows xp w/sp2. I have just got a mentor pcmcia 2. 0 usb pcmcia and a usb enclosure for a pioneer 108 dvd-rw. At one point the dvd-rw was picked up and i could read the cds but it was very very slow, even to respond. Now the card does not show the drive up at all and its starting to cause the system to drag. What could be the cause for the problem?

The card has no drivers, its supose to just work right out of the box. Can anyone offer any suggestons? At one point it was locking the system up. From what i can tell this card has a o2micro chipset, could that be defective?


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