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DVDwriter on a toshiba satellite pro 4600?

Hi out there, my toshiba lappy satpro 4600 is a little bit of old and just came with a cd reader. I'd love to upgrade to a dvd writer. any ideas how to accomplish this? no newer bios than from 2002 available, though. Regards, alex I have a DVDRW fitted which is now not working, how do I get at it to see if its just cables that are loose or so I can replace it

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I've got a DVD burner installed some time ago in a Satellite Pro 4600. To do this you have to have the right settings regarding Master and Slave - as far as I can remember a Master drive is needed. To get a 6500A NEC drive running I had to solder two pins together in order to get it recognized as a Master drive on the second IDE controller; you can find a pretty good explanation at http://www.dschen.de/laptop_brenner/ (sorry, all German but perhaps the images might help). So, before you buy a new drive make sure you get one that is already set as a Master - ask your dealer! Sometimes a new firmware could do the same.
After setting the drive to Master I have used it on Linux without any problems so far...

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If it is a laptop there are not much cables in it there is a cabinate where it is fited well if u know abut device manager go into the dm and see weather the rom is been detected over there or not
is not try to unplugg and replug the rom its very easy look near the rom ull see some place to put ur thumb and pull out the rom ...do this and then let me know any ways if ur lappy recognize it u cab easily replace wd the writer

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You most likley will have to remove all the screws EVERYWHERE and rember where they came from Just remember to be VERY CAREFUL when removing the keyboard and any other covers or devices because ribbon cables are very fragile and very expensive

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You could always try using an external dvdrw drive. then there's less heat issue and easier to check cables and connections.

as for getting into to see if its a cable issue, that means takign off the whole case usually. which can be an interesting experience.

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