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Adding a Lite-on IDE DVD Writer to a PC running XP

\015 I have an existing HP DVD Writer on an IDE Cable as Slave. When I add the Lite-on IDE Drive as master I get i/o errors from both devices. I have made sure the Lite-on drive is the last on the cable. If the Lite-on drive is on it's own it works fine.Is there a problem having two DVD writers on the same IDE Cable???Might there be a problem with 40/80 wire IDE cable?There is something I need to know here...Thanks, Peter Webb\015

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Hi, you cannot use 2 dvd rw's on the same IDE cable they wont work, you will have to use them on different IDE cables.
Try a new ide cable 133 was the fastest I beleave but ofcourse it depends on the computer also. Try a new cable And if you have a brand new dvd burner you shouldn't need the old one unless you require two drives at the same time? The newest drives should be albe to play and record all formats of cds and dvd's

let me know how it goes.
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