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Problems with my pc dvd drive not writing

This bloody pc is doing my head in, im trying to write some dvd's and its bringing up an error "ATAPI Drives not present"

im using easy cd and its got a new pioneer 118d which i installed myself?

im now pulling out my hair, anyone help?

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Have you checked the jumper pins on the rear of the DVD drive? There should be a master and slave setting. If you are set to master, try using slave and vice versa. It depends how many drives you have installed and what they are already set to.
Hope this helps,

Posted on Jul 05, 2010

Testimonial: "never thought of that thank you, worked a charm, it was set to CS?, reset it to master and it now works fine."

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