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New hard drive installed..no dvd rom drivers ? can't get World of Warcraft to install

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  • Spoot May 11, 2010

    did you double-check the jumper for master/slave/cableselect. you may see the new drive, but if you set to 'master", you may have negated the cd/dvd drive. (assuming it needed to be CS-cableselect).



    did you swap the hard drive and use an imaging/cloning tool? or did you install the OS from scratch? what OS?

  • jstillman2 May 11, 2010

    what make and model of dvd drive, and what make/model of pc?

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Do u have a dvd rom plug in ? cause they dont usually required drivers

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