|"What are you trying to to?"|
I'm trying to use ImgBurn to backup a disc to an ISO file. I was told to do it in Safe mode because some of the filter drivers from other programs may be causing the errors I am getting, and so trying it in safe mode should determine if the filter drivers were the issue:
Besides that, I'd like to be able to see my optical drives in safe mode just in case I need that functionality for whatever reason in the future.
"You have to disallow some in msconfig instead of all by that safe mode."
What do I disallow? I tried disabling all services except microsoft ones, but that gave me a session that was no different from a normal session in any apparent way. The third-party filter drivers were still present.
"Might be better to fix it with boot to cd and then use repair."
Not sure what you mean here?
"Still may need IBM drivers."
I have used the "ThinkVantage" system update utility that came with the thinkpad to update everything, though the drivers which were most likely pertinent to this issue did have some problems: