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Old 06-22-2005, 07:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default little problem after building

everything is installed, start it up, bios seems to pick up everything but my HDD and DVD-RW...

toshiba dvd/rw
WD hdd

Im using a round IDE 2 Devices cable to hook them up. The dvd-rom drive doesn't even open?? I have the WD hdd jumper in the middle (5-6) for master, and the Toshiba DVD jumper set to middle also (3-4) for slave.

Asus P4S800 mobo
What am i doing wrong? Please help!!

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Old 06-22-2005, 07:57 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Check the jumpers on the back of the drives. One should be set to master (the hdd preferably) and the other should be set to slave...

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Old 06-22-2005, 08:17 PM   #3 (permalink)
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O.K. first of all try unhooking the DVD/RW and only having the HDD hooked up, does it Detect/Power on.

Secondly do the same with the DVD/RW, unplug the HDD and only have the DVD/RW hooked up, does it Detect/Power on.

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Old 06-22-2005, 09:46 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Thanks!! It works
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