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How to install a dvd drive in a dell poweredge 1300. p3/500mhz/512ram
It should work just like having a normal CD drive in the computer. Others who answer your question may correct me if I'm wrong, which I hope they do. However, once you plug the drive in (internal or external) you would need to make sure the comp. is compatible with the software the drive uses. Windows Media Player might work
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How many hard frives can be installed
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MadDog MD-16XDVD9 could not perform end of disc-at-once
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Dell Poweredge 4300 Bootup problem after cmos battery replacement
Check the version for the Raid Controller. This may need to have the firmware to be upgraded. If the controller is removable, take the controller out and then see if the computer will continue past the bios. If the controller is built-in, then disabl ... PC Desktops
Does Dell PowerEdge 4600 Server support DVD ROM
I am working on one of these now and yes, it should boot from DVDROM. Be aware that it is a notebook style drive and there are no onboard IDE or SATA controllers, so once the drive dies you're in for a wallet hit. Same goes for the floppy drive which ... Dell PowerEdge 4600 Server
Windows wont start. dont know how it happened.
Press F2 to go to the system setup, then press arrow down to highlight Standard CMOS feature, then press enter. Verify if the hard drive is detected, mostly it is installed in SATA 0 and you should see like a serial no of the Hard drive. If the hard ... Dell Inspiron 530 Desktop Computer (ddcwda1_7) IntelPentium dual-core processor E2140 (1MB L2,1.60GH
PC will not boot from CD drive
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Dell gx60 cd-rom not working . pc would not start windows xp pro have to use F1 key turned off Primary driver 1 and secondary driver 0 and secondary driver 1 pc starts windows without the F1 key but have no cd-rom put any of the items on to auto pc reverts to only starting with F1 key. I thinkk I might be better installing a external cd drive connected by usb and use that instead would this world and hopefully save all tha hassle of putting on primary 1 and the two secondary drivers what do you
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I'm trying to install Microsoft Server2003 on a Dell PowerEdge 2600 Server. I belive that the CD ROM is faulty since it doesn't boot off it even though I have the right settings in BIOS. I try to connect a external CD ROM since the data cable to the internal CD ROM is a unusual size/plug. However the computer freezes upon start up (at the first screen) or in BIOS if I connect it there. Please advise, Thank you
Another common way around installation is to copy the whole contents of the CD / DVD to a hard drive.\015\012\015\012There are a few methods.\015\012\015\012My proffered is to make a bootable flash drive on another machine wit ... Dell PowerEdge 2600 Server
Dell Poweredge 4300 will not boot up after cmos battery replaceme
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Dell Optiplex GX280 Probem with DVDRW
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MY FRIENDS DESKTOP COMPUTER NOT READING ANY TYPE OF MEDIA DVD OR CD EJECTS THE MEDIA AFTER TO CLICK ON THE CD/DVD-RW DRIVE AND SAYS INCERT A DISK INTO DRIVE E?
Its looking for a floppy drive ..go to the bios and take the floppy drive out .. ... PC Desktops
Only reads some disks.
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My CD-rom will not work after inserting CD's or DVD will not rev-up what wrong and what should I Do I Have Inspiron 531????
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Unable to restore computers original factory settings with Dells suggestion of control f11 when computer starts up
If you have already used the cd's to install the os, this will not work. there is another option which you can try.\015\012\015\012Manual Reinstallation\015\012 \015\012Manual reinstallation can be the most time consumi ... PC Desktops
Cannot reinstall Windows XP pro to my hard drive which had it alr
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Issue Installing 4th Drive Device (2 DVD Drives and 2 Harddrives)
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DVD drive Read problem in my Dell Dimension 3000
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DVD drive bay
Yes you should be able to play CD on the DVD reader.\015\012Dimension 2400 have drive slide mounted on the side of the hard drive, cd drive and floppy. they are different for each device. you need the 2 side mount for the dvd. in order to mount ... Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop
Error code 1046: new hard drive, still problems
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My rewriter is broken drawer ha been snapped off
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I want 2 reset my entire dell d630 laptop How do I do this I don't have any of the passwords
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Dell Latitude D800-Win XP- My Dvd/rw wont write
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Installed a new Optical Drive and require assistance in the wiring
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My computer got broke so i installed new installion of windows xp and now that one got messed up and i need to restore the factory settings but i cant get the d2d erecovery to work can you help me my computer is an acer aspire one series mother board aoa150
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How to reinstall windows xp if files are missing??
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