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I purchased a DVD-RW Drive today and removed my CD-ROM drive while installing the new burner. I got both of them installed and connected and booted up my computer. Neither one of the drives were being reconized. I check the BIOS and was able to reconize the CD-ROM Drive. I tried to install the drivers for the DVD-RW but realised that it isn't reading disks.

Both drives are being powered properly, and the CD-ROM drive is connected exactly as it was before. Im not sure about the DVD Drive, but Im pretty sure it's connected properly too. (Im not really that great with installations)

Edited by Darryl, 05 June 2006 - 08:39 PM.

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Hi. I am assuming you have both of these on the same EIDE channel (the same ribbon cable). Your original drive should be set to master. The new drive you installed needs to be set to slave. This is accomplished by setting a small jumper on the appropriate pins on the back of the drive. Most manufacturers place a label right on the drive that tell how to set the jumper. Start by checking the jumper settings.

Edited by austin_o, 06 June 2006 - 06:48 AM.

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