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Insallation DVDRW Hi there, I have a Dell 4500 Dimension Desktop, Windows XP Home Edition, 512 Gb Ram. I removed the CDRW that came with the computer, and installed an LG DVDRW. When I turned the computer on again, the E drive had disappeared. I tried various things: Reinstallation. Removing the D drive cables and replacing them, same with E cables, and restarted computer each time. Sometimes the D drive is reading the CD that is in the E drive, and sometimes what is in the D drive. They seem to be both trying to take over the D drive. When I install the D drive first, it reads that fine. Then when I try to install the E drive it either takes over the D drive or doesn't start at all. Can you help me? Did I forget to do something? Thank you, Sincerely, Peter

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Re: Insallation DVDRW

Hi Peter at the back of writer there is a small peg take it out and put it into the slave setting. It sounds like you have it on master which will conflict. Hope this helps
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