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My dell 170L with IDE h/drive & cd rom wont recognise a sata dvd rom ( connected to sata port & power)

Dell 170L pc with win XP has h/drive & cd rom with IDE connections. Have fitted a dvd sata rom via sata plug on mobo & power lead but my computer wont pick it up (nothing shown in my comp) help what have I done wrong

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Check that jumper settings are done correctly, also check how devices are shown in BIOS.

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SOURCE: my dell 170L with IDE h/drive & cd rom wont recognise a sata dvd rom ( connected to sata port & power)

Check BIOS.It must show there first.

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