Advice for fresh install

Discussion in 'NZ Computing' started by ::Nick::, Oct 31, 2003.

  1. ::Nick::

    ~misfit~ Guest

    We must be buying different brands then. Mind you, I've only bought CD-RWs
    or combo drives recently, retail packs, (for the software) maybe they're
    differently set?
    ~misfit~, Nov 3, 2003
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  2. ::Nick::

    Bret Guest

    I suppose they must be.
    Bret, Nov 3, 2003
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  3. ::Nick::

    Mainlander Guest

    For a CD ROM the fact they are set to slave is not strange, because there
    will inevitably be a HDD already present in the system. The Cyberdrive I
    bought recently was jumpered to slave by default.
    Mainlander, Nov 3, 2003
  4. ::Nick::

    ~misfit~ Guest

    OK. All the ones I've bought recently are retail packs with an IDE cable
    included and are jumpered to master. As I mentioned in another post, they've
    mainly been CD-RWs though.
    ~misfit~, Nov 3, 2003
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