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DVD drive help for Dell Dimension 3000

Ok i just bought a dvd rom drive from dell the problem is that the wires from my old CD rom drive dosent fit into the new DVD rom drive it also came with a orange cable (FOXCONN)

do i have to buy new wires or does that orange cable go somewhere?


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Call DELL support and explain to them, they have send your the wrong type, what you have is IDE, they have send you the ATA. which the motherboard can connect.

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