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I'm trying to install a DVD burner into my Dell GX520 (mini tower) and can't work it out ... can anyone help?


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If you install the DVD drive on the same IDE cable as the hard drive using the second connector, then the jumper on the DVD burner has to be set to SLAVE.
\015\012If you elect to install the DVD burner on the cable which is connected to the second IDE controller (this is the preferred way), then the jumper setting can be set to either MASTER or SLAVE provided there are no other devices on this cable.
\015\012When the computer boots up go into the BIOS configuration to see if the BIOS detects the DVD burner, if not then the jumper settings on the DVD burner is not correct.
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