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On the back of your PC there is a plug-in with a green circle around it. plug it in there

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The computer can't see the hard drive. IF the hard drive is on the same IDE ribbon as the DVD then you have a jumper problem. You need to look at the old cdrom if there was one and jumper new one the same as old one. (Master, slave or cable select) Also while you were digging around inside your computer did you pull the IDE ribbon to hard drive loose from the drive or the motherboard? Are the power connectors still hooked up? Every hard drive ribbon can have one slave and one master drive. Your hard drive should be the master and the cdrom the slave. Some systems are now set to "cable select" that means that the hard drive ribbon has a master connector and a slave connector and that the device (hard drive or cdrom) becomes a master if connected to one connector or a slave if hooked to the other one. If you go into your bios setup when you turn on the computer you should be able to look an see which of the drives or cdroms is hooked up as master or slave. Some will display this information during bootup posting.

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In fact some hard drives now come with there own cases as well and can be as low as like $99 so really its the way that you want to do it. Just make sure you get the size hard drive you want and then the case you want to use for the connection type you want to use, with USB just plug it into a slot outside of the computer, SATA will require you to plug it into the inside of the computer and firewire would hookup outside of the computer.

SATA would be the fastest but would require you leaving the side panel off cause it would need to hook up inside of the computer.


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Speakers don't work. Used Dell Dimension 4550 with no setup guide. Don't know if speakers need power source or just plug into hard drive. Volume control is on. Louis


depending on the speakers--if battery powered or powerpack--they need a driver to work--
you can do a hardware check to see if the speakers are found.
The speakers are NOT plugged into the hard drive..the are plugged into a LPT port that is plugged into the motherboard. The hard drive is the main unit that stores all the windows operational system functions, and software you install on it. This can not happen IF there is no motherboard that has the critical information to tell the hard drive to accept the information and where to send that information through the CPU (central prosessing unit). The drivers are the programs that make your speakers, printers, and any other hardware you add work. Now before the speakers can work the motherboard need a sound card and the driver to make that operational. So the sound card needs to be checked too. go to the dell web site for the drivers for the sound card if needed. www.dell.com

you also have a setting comtrol for your volume too. make sure the volume is turned on.

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in order to set it to slave you first needs to make sure the cable that u hoodked up to the hard drive is the slave not secondary then boot the computer to the bios and then under the ide section section you need to ensure that the hard drive is recognized as primary slave it will show the hard drive as a primary or a secondary that will let you you that u have the cable hooked up to the harddrive right if not usee the other connector on the same cabel and repeat the bios settings i know it sounds hard but it really is not good luck !!!!

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You should be using two, two connector IDE ribbon cables if I understand your questions correctly.

On IDE 0 you connect the hard drive and one cd drive.
On IDE 1 you connect the second cd drive.

You will need to make sure the jumper settings on the drives are correctly set.

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