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Solved: [B]It's a Master & Slave kinky Question....[/B]

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Serge_N_Gin, Jan 25, 2006.

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  1. Serge_N_Gin

    Serge_N_Gin Thread Starter

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    Hi,

    Is it OK to have a newish DVD drive as Primary Master, the CD combo drive [there when computer was set up] as Slave and the HD as Secondary Master?

    I noticed this in Bios setup and just wondered....?

    Also, how do you make the CD combo as Master and DVD drive as Slave or is there no point to changing the status quo?

    It's just that the CD drive was originally Master and would appear before the DVD icon in My Computer, then I had to reinstall Windows and get a new HD and now the order of appearance in My Computer window has changed.
     
  2. Binary_Wolf

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    Hiyas

    As the saying goes "If it ain't broke, don't fix it". I've seen this more than once and haven't encountered any problems from the main drive being secondary master. I believe you will encounter problems if you change that though.

    Just remember this though, you only learn through making mistakes ;)

    Regards
    BW
     
  3. Serge_N_Gin

    Serge_N_Gin Thread Starter

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    Thanks BW, "If it ain't broke, don't fix it" works for me too!
    Ta,
    ild
     
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