How to install cd/dvd rom


I somehow has uninstalled my cd rom/dvd rom device and need to find out how to reinstall the device.


This question was answered on October 26, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Connect the audio cable first, slede the drive into the bay, and then connect the remaining cable and cord

make sure the jumper on the dvd drive is set to slave (default setting)

connect dvd drive audio cord to the analog audio connection on the rear of the drive

remove the face plate on the front of the computer case corvering the bay opening

slide the drive into the bay from the front of the bay

attach the ide data cable to the drive carefully align the edge color with pin 1 on the driveconnect the power cord to the power connection on the drive

connect the audio cord coming from the dvd drive to the audio -in connection on the dvd decorder card

connect the second audio cord first to the audio-out connection on the dvd decoder card and then to the audio-in connection on the sound card the cord has two plugs at the sound card end select the one that fits the sound card connection

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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on October 26, 2003