Ripping (WAV,MP3,etc) from an Audio CD no longer works on my comp. Used to do it all the time with Musicmatch. (tried other progs such as AudioCatalyst, EasyCDRipper, MP3CDRecorder, but still doesn't work). Only way it sort of works is in analog mode which is super slow at 1x. Actually this doesn't really work either as I don't have the analog output wires connected on my CD Drives, but at least I can see the ripper program doesn't report an error.
Messed around with ASPI drivers, to no avail.
Cleaned out all ASPI entries in the registry -- did nothing.
Tried Audiocrusher (supposedly doesn't use ASPI) - error: "SCSI passthrough error".
Uninstalled DVD and CD-RW drives through device manager, they reinstalled upon bootup. Now displayed as SCSI drives.. :S (not sure that this is new, but seems odd either way), didnt change anything.
Removed ISObuster, Daemon tools, Nero, Blindwrite (all which create virtual CD drives) (thought this might clear things up).
Still doesn't work.
Problem might have started after installing ATI AIW, Ext USB HD, Blindwrite, new Nero version, or many other things! Not sure as I had not tried to rip for a few weeks and then just discovered the problem.
Any suggestions??? I'm stumped and have wasted hours on this.
AMD AXP 1900+
Soyo K7V Dragon+ (KT266a)
using onboard Cmedia sound
ATI AIW9700 Pro
Pioneer 16x DVD on IDE1
Sony 24x10x40 CD-RW on IDE2
Maxtor 20GB on IDE3
WD1000JB on IDE4
(promise raid controller, setup for use as extra IDEs)
Windows XP Home