DMA on Windows 9X Systems
Right click the My Computer icon on the desktop and click
the Device Manager page on the window that appears. Locate
your hard-drive as highlighted below, and double click it.
the Settings page on the window that appears.
the DMA checkbox as highlighted below.
generates the following warning message indifferent of your
hard-drive model. Most hard-drives manufactured after the
year 1998 support DMA.
window should now look something like this, and you should
click the OK button to save the changes.
message box asking you to restart your system will now pop
up. For the settings to take effect, you need to proceed
with the restart operation. Make sure you have saved your
work before doing so however.
it, you've just enabled DMA. Depending on the number of
devices you have on your system, it could be useful to do
this on all of them.