Having problems with your Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop ?

How to install a cd rom drive in a dell imension 2400


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Any computer with an available slot can use a cdrom drive. It is so easy.

The "Hard part" is getting the case open! haha!

Unhook the tower from all cables, power, monitor keyboard mouse usb etc etc etc.

lay the tower on its RIGHT side, and look on the back for a set of screws on the left side of the case. remove those screws and pull the case cover back, and slide the cover off.

inside you will see where the cdrom is hooked up. You should be able to press the little green handles together and slide the drive out of the bay. If not, try removing the little plastic bay cover on the front of the dell (some have them, some dont, but if you have one it pops right off, no problem).

Now, remove those handles from the old drive and place them on the new one. YOU NEED those handles! You cannot affix a drive into the bay without them.

Set your jumper to CS (there are 2 settings MA, SL, and CS. CS is usually the default). Hook the ribbin cable and power back to the new drive, put the covers back on and you should be ok.

It isnt that hard to do, just be patient and you will see, its almost as easy as changing a lightbulb, and easier than changing a diaper, lol.


Good luck!

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