Unformatted text preview: Place the new DVD drive into place, and continue to screw or click the plastic holders into the drive to hold it in place. If the CD/DVD drive is going to be installed on an existing IDE cable the drive needs to be set to the Slave mode, or Master mode if the drive is on its own IDE channel. If the drive is SATA, you will not have to worry about setting any jumpers. Take the IDE or SATA cable and connect it to the DVD drive. Then connect the power cord back into the DVD drive. Close the computer case and fasten the screws holding the side panel in place. Now connect the cables back into the computer case. Turn the computer system on and watch the boot screen to see if the drive has been recognized. If the DVD drive is not recognized, shut down the computer and start back at step one to ensure that all the steps have been followed correctly. If you see that the boot screen shows the new drive, then continue to start up your operating system and enjoy....
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- Spring '11
- Personal computer, Hard disk drive, Serial ATA