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Dvd rom wont register

I've just moved the internals of my computer into a new case and now my dvd burners wont register at all.
they are wired up correctly and have power but still do not register.

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  • foenix Dec 28, 2007

    hey thanx for your reply.

    i should have mention that i had my dvd set up on the secondry port, and they it was working perfectly fine till i changed the internals over, ive tested my data cable it works fine.

    the only thing i can think of is that some how i damaged the secondry port.

    i've now set my dvd as a slave to my hard drive but would still rather run my dvd on the secondry port, as i have a second hard drive of music & photos that was originaly set as the slave.

    on the off chance that my secondry port is fine i'd like to hear of any other possible solutions thanx:)

  • foenix Dec 29, 2007

    kool thanx a heap 4 ur help



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Thats maybe due to the data cable thats the flat cable that transfer the data from your motherboard to the dvd in the back of your hard drive and the back of your dvd there are some pins and a little block made by plastic . that is call a jumper and thats what does the settings for your drivers and on top of the hard drive it has a diagram to set them the dvd has that one to but is on the back next to the power conexion so your hard drive needs to be set as master and if they are using the same data cable the dvd needs to be set as slave

Posted on Dec 28, 2007

  • Jose Ramirez Dec 29, 2007

    what about if you go to the store and get a pci card with the IDE conector that will replace the secondary IDE if that is bad like that you can do what you sed



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