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Problem with new dvd rewriter

\015 I have a compaq sr2170nx system using Windows Vista and had hp 94i dvd burners. Well I recently purchased LG Super Multi dvd rewriter and can not get them to work no matter what I do. Is there something I can check. I have tried one at a time with the same settings as I had for the HP. When I put a music cd in they can not read info correctly, therefor will no play.\015

Answers :

Buy another IDE cable(if you didnt get one with the drive) and keeping the rewriter on master plug it in the secondary IDE channel on the motherboard.

So the config should be like this:
Primary IDE connector on the mobo (useually blue/black) connected to hdd set to master at the cable end
Secondary IDE connector on the mobo connected with a seperate cable (80 pin cable for high speed preferrably) to the rewritable set to master at cable end

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