euphrosyne2 April 21, 2009 at 19:15:50 Specs: Windows XP
Hi! I have an CDROM here and its connector is IDE, and I want to reformat my other PC which is the HDD is in IDE too. Whenever I connect the CDROM, the PC does not recognize both the CDROM and the HDD. But when I uses a SATA HDD it went ok. What should I do to enable the CDROM to an IDE HDD? Please help!
Yeah, it's probably the jumpers on the back of the drives. Either the HD needs to be set as master and the cdrom as slave or both are jumpered CS (cable select) and the hard drive would usually be on the end connection and the cdrom on the middle connection.
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