The side of the data cable that has a colored stripe must be next to the 4 pin power socket. Did you try deleting the registry keys as described? Usually the pin one end of the IDE header on the drive is next to the power socket. I have discovered I have the same model sitting around. When you click on the disk icon it reads “you have to put in disk”. But I thought I got rid of this.
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And if I just deleted this virtual DVD? I have a 8 month old computer.
That model is relatively old. Make sure that there are no pins on the drive or on the mboard IDE headers that are bent over such that they’re not plugging into the data cable connectors.
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Your drive does not require an 80 wire data cable – a 40 wire one will do – but if it’s on the same data cable as a hard drive that requires an 80 wire data cable, you must use an 80 wire data cable to get the full max burst speed from the dbd drive. OK, give us some more gxr8162b about your pc, and tell us why you think you need a driver?
Storage by Rick Broida Nov 12, We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. July 31st, It isn’t showing anymore in Program Files When I go into the properties, he reads that “the disk is working fine”. Storage by Rick Broida Sep 26, I have discovered I have the same model sitting around.
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Did you try deleting the registry keys as described? Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: If it is possible for a data cable connector to plug into a IDE header either way, the striped side of the data cable must be next to the pin one gdr1862b of the IDE header on all connections.
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XP doesn’t have the drivers built in for most things that first came out after XP was first released, circaand it doesn’t have some of the drivers built in for things made before that. If you load drivers from the web, brand name system builders and mboard makers often DO NOT have the main chipset drivers listed in the downloads for your model – in that case you must go to the maker of the main chipset’s web site, get the drivers, and load them.
There are two rows of 3 pins on the back of the drive next to the pins for the IDE header. Posts 13, Originally Posted by Merrin Same problem here It is common to un-intentionally damage IDE data cables, especially while removing them – the 80 wire ones are more likely to be damaged.
The computer’s bios MUST be detecting the drive. Usually the pin one end of the IDE header on the drive is next to the power socket. Try another data cable if in doubt. Laptops by Justin Jaffe Nov 26, Usually the thing that makes them un-usable first is the cheap sleeve bearings in the motor have worn to the point that so much friction is produced in the bearings that the motor can no longer spin at the minimum 1X legacy audio CD speed, or the motor doesn’t spin at all.
Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Storage by Rick Broida Oct 24, System Requirements OS Required. I guess it got deleted by a anti-virus programme but I have still some residu left on my machine. Your drive is an IDE drive.