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Hard drive and dvd rom stopped working after changing to cd-rw, the ide cables have to unplugged to get any response from hard drive or dvd rom

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  • djeffs Oct 09, 2008

    I have checked all cables, the dvd-rom was set to master and I made sure the cd-rw was set to master as well, after installing the cd-rw I booted the machine up which by the way was running fine, OSX 10.2.8 the boot up froze on me so I reset the boot up and then nothing. After putting the dvd-rom back thinking that it had something to do with the cd-rw still nothing. To get the dvd-rom door to open I have to un-plug the ribbon cable, same as hard drive, to get it to spin up properly I have to un-plug ribbon cable. I have bad feeling that the mother board is toast. Any other suggestions would be appreciated as I am new to Mac's but am A+ certified with PC's and a network administrator, Microsoft certified.

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Have you done the proper connection ? Please check out the Power & Data cable inserted firmly in Hard Disk, and DVD rom, after then check out the jumper is inserted correctly.

Unplug the Ram for 5 minutes and then try to start PC. Hope this works. Let me know the status after then.

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