Audio cable from DVD drives

  sputnick 18:37 27 Feb 2009
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Can anyone with more sense that me tell me why there is an audio cable supplied that goes from the CD/DVD drives to the motherboard.
I have just done a clean install and forgot to connect it, but audio still works when playing CD`s.
If they are necessary how do you connect 2 drives to one mobo socket??Is there an adaptor.

  Technotiger 18:52 27 Feb 2009

With XP and later the audio cables are not necessary - they are I believe, necessary for Win ME and Earlier.

  DieSse 19:02 27 Feb 2009

No - not even for ME - don't remeber about earlier than that tho'!

  sputnick 19:43 27 Feb 2009

Thanks for info.

  MAJ 20:19 27 Feb 2009

Not needed in Win98SE either.

  Shuffty 09:24 28 Feb 2009

Some drives have headphone sockets maybe they were for that reason

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