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Is anybody out there going to respond to my request for help?
"Jay Weiss" wrote:
> Have a laptop with XP Pro.CPU is Pentium M 1400 MHz, 1 GB
> Ram, Centrino. All known updates have been performed.
> The port for CD-RW/DVD-RW Drive works fine. Tested by
> putting in a NEW HDD and booted to then CD-RW/DVD-RW
> Drive, Worked fine. Put in battery pack in same slot and
> Extra battery shows up.
> When XP boots with CD-RW/DVD-RW Drive inside I only get
> the Start-up Screen, startup hangs and never completes.
> When the system is running and I take the battery pack
> out and put in CD-RW/DVD-RW Drive the system comes to an
> almost, stand still. CPU usage at 100%.
> When I try to boot in safe mode it hangs at the MUP.SYS
> I called ASUS support about this and they said it is not
> a known issue with their hardware.
> Please advice.