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I am trying to put a new motherboard in an old computer. I have a new harddrive, motherboard, processer and fan for the processor. I have followed all the instructions, however, when I connect the IDE cables to my cd-rom, I cannot get the cd-rom drive to work. If we remove the IDE cable then the CD-Rom powers. What could be the problem, how can I solve it. Is it the powersuply? I do know it still happens even when the only thing connect is the CD-ROM . I would appreciate anyhelp. Thanks, Robin
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CD unit may be bad. Try replacing the IDE cable.
if system works fine when the CD unit is not connected in any way but the only thing that upsets it is when the CD unit is added implies an issue with said unit.
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