Driver 2 not found after installing a cd driv

Dell Dimension 5100 desktop
September 28, 2010 at 14:43:17
Specs: Windows XP
I installed a new used cd drive and now I have to push F1 to cntinue everytime I start my computer. Is that connection error or bios, if it's bios I still don't know how to fix it. Does anyone know how to eliminate this problem?

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#1
September 28, 2010 at 14:58:10
Try going into the BIOS and let it detect the drive. Then save the configuration.

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#2
September 28, 2010 at 14:59:54
We have no idea what you did. If it's an IDE drive, did you change the master/slave jumper as necessary?

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#3
September 28, 2010 at 15:07:30
Actually I was told that their is a master/slave issue from a friend. But all I did was
turn my computer off and disconnect the original two coneections and connect them to new but used cd drive and start my comnputer. It worked fine, no update for the driver needed and when I shut it down and restarted it next time I got that error.
If I did not do the master/slave thing right it must be possible then to fix. But I'm hearing that maybe not possible. Please respond and maybe can do this at last.

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#4
September 28, 2010 at 15:26:43
If you have 2 IDE devices connected to the same cable/channel, one of them MUST be the master & the other MUST be the slave. The drives will not work if you put 2 masters or 2 slaves on the same cable. You should always double check the settings when adding a new drive. If you removed a drive & simply replaced it with another, check the jumper setting on the one you removed, then make sure the replacement is jumpered the same way

BTW, it would help to use the correct terms. A drive is a hardware device, a driver is software.


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#5
September 28, 2010 at 17:22:24
10-4, so my new cd drive is hardware and my driver which runs that is software or
a program. But now, my local disk, my main drive-hard drive/ is C. My 3.5
floppy is A, and my Cd or CD Rom drive is D, now is D considered drive two, because when I disable it in bios my computer shows that I do not have one only a 3.5 floppy. But back to the master slave thing. I do have an auxillary for a second cd drive, but it's second on the cabel and has only one connection, not like the master that has two, guesssing one is for video or audio and then the main connection. From there does that help?

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