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Technotech ide dvd writer not compatible with my athplone 1800 PC. Any advice to load it's drivers

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SOURCE: blank dvd crashes pc

the drive may be bad the burner software may be corrupted you power supply may be bad (line-in to DVD writer) The IDE (ribbon) cable may be loose

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SOURCE: DVD Writer not working

Make sure the jumper on the back of the new drive is set the same as the old one. EXAMPLE: Slave, Master, Cable Select

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If you can think and look logically, you will be able to replace your current drive with a standard notebook drive, mostly called slimline.
open the case by pressing the two knobs at the side and lift it upwards. The unit clicks out easily, the removal of the flat cable and power connector needs a bit of patience, and you have to unscrew the drive from the bracket after that. I think you can get a drive for some $50,-5015338.jpg

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SOURCE: Replaced IDE DVD writer with a SATA DVD writer.

Check your bios settings. If you already have two SATA hard disk drives in your system the bios should also list your SATA DVD writer as third in the list. Make sure the bios list the DVD writer. Remember all SATA drives including SATA DVD drives are all seen as Masters. Check your Boot order settings as well. If windows sill does not list a drive letter for your SATA DVD click, Start/Run and type: diskmgmt.msc in the run window. Assign a drive letter to the drive manually.


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Primary IDE port does not work. My main hard disk drive and DVD writer drive are connected to the Secondary IDE port. If I move them to the the Primary IDE port, both the drives do not get detected at all....

Good day sir, there are several way to connect an extra IDE if the motherboard is full:
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