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Dvd freezes windows when a disk is inserted

I recently added a hard drive to my computer and attached it using the same ribbon cable as what my dvd writer was on then could not get the dvd drive to work so i disconnected the hard drive to solve the problem and the same problem persists. does anybody know what i have done to my dvd drive? has it had its last breath?

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Re: dvd freezes windows when a disk is inserted

If you have two drives on the same ide cable, one has to be set at master, the other as slave, the hard drive should always be the master. But you should'nt normally put a cd drive on the same ide as a hard drive as this will slow up the read write speed of your hdd. Make sure the ide cable is the correct way around, and that all the drives have been recognised in the bios. To enter the bios press f2 or del on boot up and see if all the drives appear there.

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