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Click on start menu, click on "run" type in : ADD <device> select DRIVE as "autodetect" ON = 1. The device should be teleported to your computer without hasitation !
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\015\012^ Just a little joke. Ok here's what you REALLY DO:
\015\012What you need: A DVD or CD or DVD/CD Combo Drive, screws that came with it. A 80pin ide cable (IF YOUR DRIVE IS IDE) an additional free power source from your Power supply. One of the thick plugs that come from your power supply that usually have like 4 openings at the end with a red,black,yellow wires attached to it. A phillips screwdriver. Make sure you
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\015\0121.) Power off your machine
\015\0122.) Unplug the power cord.
\015\0123.) Open your computer case (watch out for waranty seals: if on, let the cd-rom be built in by the people who sold you the pc, otherwise your waranty will be GONE
\015\0124.) Remove one of your "Drive bay covers" @ the front of your machine.
\015\0125.) Check that the jumper configuration on your Drive is set to "cable" select. On the device self, it should tell you which jumper setting to use.
\015\0126.) Slide in your Drive into the drive bay where you have just removed the little approx 3cm x 20cm cover (Dont forget to put it out of the box or plastic though)
\015\0127.) Now take the screws (4) and fasten your new drive in the drive bay by using the Phillips. Check to the front so that the drive is neatly alligned with the front side or your PC (not needed but looks n1cer !)
\015\0127.) Connect your IDE cable to your motherboard, suppose to be on the secondary ide channel. IDE cables usually have three bus connectors on them. The ones that are very close to each other must come to the drives, the other one that is "alone" goes into your board. Standard cables can only go in one way. Other ide cables state which one goes to the "HOST" (Motherboard) or the "DRIVES" your Hard drive or CD-ROM DVD.
\015\0128) Connect the other side of the IDE cable to your Drive.
\015\0129) Connect your power plug to it (The little white one with the red, black and yellow wires attached to it. You should have a couple of free ones from your power supply.
\015\01210) Confirm that everyithing sits tightly and all cables are connected corretly
\015\01211) Close your PC casing again.
\015\01212) Plug back your power into the machine.
\015\01213) Start up and enjoy the pleasure of having a new drive :)
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