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Old 12-04-2005, 02:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I recently installed my old Floppy Drive and now my CD ROM isn't being read and wont work. I left the cables exactly the same for the CD ROM, didn't change or move anything and all cables are still connected. It just decided not to work since I installed the floppy. I went to BIOS setup and the CD ROM doesnt show up anymore. How can I get it back without uninstalling the floppy?
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Old 12-04-2005, 04:16 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You probably just knocked the CD cables and they came slighty loose. It would be the IDE cable, so I'd take it out, get rid of any dust in the connector and plug it back in.
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i got it....i guess it was loose but i didnt touch anything....lol
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