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Old 01-07-2006, 01:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default CD-Rom Trouble


I just finished building my first computer and started it up (no OS installed). The CD-Rom LED flashes every 15 - 20 seconds and makes a noise. This keeps going until I power it off. I tried another CD-Rom and the same happened.

any ideas?

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Old 01-07-2006, 01:20 PM   #2 (permalink)
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tried different IDE cable?


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Old 01-07-2006, 01:27 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Yes, I just tried a different IDE cable and the same thing happened.
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