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NZHawk
11-12-2009, 11:17 AM
HP Pavilion ze5600 notebook
256Mb ram
Windows XP Home
ran PC-Check 6.05 off the Hiren's Boot Disk
received an error: DMA Controller test failed

in english please - what does this mean?

Speedy Gonzales
11-12-2009, 11:20 AM
What probs are you having, why youre using Hirens?? Have you actually tested the connections?? Is it IDE or SATA its talking about? Dont know if you should be asking about Hirens CD here. Isnt it full of warez?

NZHawk
11-12-2009, 11:48 AM
What probs are you having, why youre using Hirens??
The computer was slow, obviously with 256Mb ram, but I wanted to check if there was any other problems before I boosted up the ram. PC-Check offers a complete check of the computer components.

Have you actually tested the connections??
- not sure what you mean there - this is a notebook

Is it IDE or SATA its talking about? it is an ide hard drive

Speedy Gonzales
11-12-2009, 11:51 AM
Well if its got something on it now, and its working. I wouldnt worry about that error. Just add more ram to it

NZHawk
11-12-2009, 12:00 PM
thank you!