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Changed old hard d for new one know my pc dont work

I changed my older hard drive with a newe one know my pc doesnt whant to work one detail is that my pc is not equipped with a cd rom drive

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Not having had any formal training in repair,,,I would instal a CD/R drive onto the ribbon in the B socket on the motherboard. Make sure the CD/R is jumpered master or Cable select and on the last connector

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What data is in the new one

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11 - Once you are certain that it all works correctly, you can then be sure that it is working properly and competely, because only you know if things are working correctly as they should be.
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