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The cord that connects to the burner doesn't fit into my computer

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Hi Mil,

The connector on this drive is a firewire connector. They originated on Mac Computers, although some PC's have them they are not standard. You will either need to exchange this drive for a USB model or take your PC to your local shop and ask them to add a 1394 or forewire card to the computer in order to use the drive.

Also be sure to take the drive and cable with you as there are 2 standard sizes and you want to make sure the card they install is the right one, or has both.

Hope this helps FixYa,

Chris

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Reattach the power cables that come from the new power supply to the devices that were connected to the old power supply.


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