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CD-R/DVD and CD/DVD-R Drives Conflict.

I have the DVD/CD-R drive as primary master.
And the CD/DVD-R drive as secondary master.
It's on cable select.

It shows up in bios. But not on windows.
I check my computer and they don't show, I check the device manager and I see a ''!'' mark next to them.

They were working fine

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The ! means there is a conflict of resources, such as two have the same IRQ number to have the same memory address. You can check this in Device Manager. Click on the top bar "resources by type" then look to see if your HDD is using the same IRQ or Memory addresses as any other device....
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Posted on Feb 08, 2009

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    Randall Trahan Feb 08, 2009

    Also a couple of things. Make sure it is on it's on controller. If they are both on cable select then the one closest to the controller is the master and the other in the middle is the slave. Older 40-pin IDE cables do not support cable select. They both have to be on cable select. If they are not being identified by windows then configure the one closes to controller as master with the jumper and other one as slave with the jumper. Good luck let me know how it turns out.

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Try setting the jumper on 1 to master & on the other to cable select. See if that fixes your problem. Hope this helps & please take a moment to rate my solution. Thanks.

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