DVD burner & DVD/CD R/W Combo conflict

  Retired Lemon 21:46 06 Sep 2004

I have installed a DVD burner on Windows xp system that also has a DVD/CD r/w Combo. The DVD burner works fine but the combo now acts only as a CD reader. It's no great problem but shouldnt it still act as a Combo? Currently using Nero 6 software and any thoughts would be appreciated.

  Cuddles 21:59 06 Sep 2004

How have you got the drives and hard drive connected ie which ide channel's are they on?

  Retired Lemon 22:18 06 Sep 2004

DVD burner is master with Combo as slave on secondary IDE. Hard drive on primary Ide

  Cuddles 23:50 07 Sep 2004

Try putting combo as slave on primary ide with hard drive as master and leaving burner on secondary ide as master.

  Retired Lemon 08:14 08 Sep 2004

Thanks for your suggestion. I will try that tonight and report back.

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