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Hello everyone, Merry Christmas!

So the deal is I got my new parts into my case and I have everything hooked up. I go to start from the dvd drive to reformat my Windows XP. When I leave the BIOS it says It is missing command perimeters and its as if it doesnt detect the drive or something? I am not sure if I have the IDE cord hooked up correctly but there is still a few pins showing after I plug it in. I tried to boot from the HDD and it is recognized but crashes due to the installation of the new parts. So OCN, what do I do? Im eager!
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hmmm i'd take the battery out for the bios, let it sit. check connections over, then try again, make sure ya didnt get anything under the motherboard. if that fails, i'd unhook up stuff, then reconnect all again.
    
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Originally Posted by PorkyFat View Post
Hello everyone, Merry Christmas!

So the deal is I got my new parts into my case and I have everything hooked up. I go to start from the dvd drive to reformat my Windows XP. When I leave the BIOS it says It is missing command perimeters and its as if it doesnt detect the drive or something? I am not sure if I have the IDE cord hooked up correctly but there is still a few pins showing after I plug it in. I tried to boot from the HDD and it is recognized but crashes due to the installation of the new parts. So OCN, what do I do? Im eager!

Please tell me you didn't use a floppy cable to hook up your Optical Drive
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Please tell me you didn't use a floppy cable to hook up your Optical Drive
Nope I used the cable that came with it and I have even tried the previous cord I just used for the same DVD drive but different motherboard and it still didnt work.
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Nvm I got it, fixed!
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250GB Samsung SATA LG DVD-DRIVE IDE Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit 19'' DeLL LCD 
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