I have Plextor 712 external DVD burner that i am using to read and burn DVD's. It takes about 1.5 to 2 hrs. to read the DVD and another 1.5 to 2 hrs to burn. Is this normal? IDE is set to DMA computer is 1.3 MH with 512 RAM Using DVDXCOPY xpress, also tried it with dvd decrypter and dvd shring and get the same results. I also am not able to view DVD's on my computer i get a message saying that it was unable to set up subscripture. Any help would be appreciated.