Re: CD problems

Discussion in 'Computer Information' started by Jeff Strickland, Apr 5, 2010.

  1. "Edwin Sineath" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > Posted this earlier, here's the latest:
    >
    > I changed the CDROM. The new one powers up at boot but doesn't show up in
    > BIOS. I changed cable, set jumper to master, re-booted. No difference
    > from when jumper was set to cable select. Have no idea what's going on.
    > The other CDROM would show up in BIOS just fine but would not boot when a
    > bootable CD was in the drive and BIOS set to boot from CD first.
    >
    > The CDROM is definitely getting power, I see the red light come on at
    > boot. I have no idea what could be wrong, it's not like this is
    > complicated. I mean, all you have to do is plug in the cable from the
    > motherboard, plug in the power, and set the jumper, right?



    You have to load the drivers. Without the proper driver, the machine will
    not see the CD.
    Jeff Strickland, Apr 5, 2010
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