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Booting harddrive=slave>cd-problem

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Repro, Jan 18, 2002.

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  1. Repro

    Repro Thread Starter

    Jan 18, 2002
    I installed Maxtor 20 gt harddrive by copying my old harddrive in it.2 problems : bios finds new harddrive only as primary slave, computer starts/works ok but now cd-r does not read cd:s.Motherboard is old Zida, no bios update(?) available. Settings are auto in bios. I have tried jumpers in all positions, master,cable but only slave works. Harddrive is alone in ide1.In ide 2 are cd-r and cd-rw. Any ideas?
  2. ~Candy~

    ~Candy~ Retired Administrator

    Jan 27, 2001
    Hi Repro, welcome to TSG.

    What happens if you make the hard drive master and put the cdr on the same cable as slave?

    Then put the burner on the second ide as master.
  3. supertech


    Jan 14, 2002
    try it with no jumpers
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