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Parents just got a new pc, had no dvd drive in it so I took a GLW-4083B IDE drive from their old computer and put it in this, now windows doesn't seem to recognize it at all, what am I meant to do? The drive is getting power fine as it ejects etc.
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Have you tried changing the controller options in the BIOS? As it should have "compatible" setting in there. Did you install the chipset drivers for the controller?
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Check your Master/slave/CS jumper settings on the drive are set correctly.
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If the dvd drive is the only drive on that channel set you jumper to either master or cable select. Also make sure your using the correct pin ( 39/ 40 ).
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best bet, change jumper pin to cs
should work without flaws after reboot
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