installing a second cd-rw

  jizz_fix 09:33 07 Feb 2003
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i have installed a second cd-rw .my problem is that i forgot to set the jumper switch from slave to master on the second drive.it seems to run fine, i just wanted to know if it really mattered.can i leave it where it is ?

  €dstow 09:35 07 Feb 2003

If it ain't broke etc - - -.

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  MAJ 09:45 07 Feb 2003

Are they on the same IDE channel?

  jizz_fix 23:35 08 Feb 2003

by channel , do you mean the same cable ? yes they are .

  woodchip 23:41 08 Feb 2003

Suggestion do not load software for the new CDRW if its different from what is already on your comp

  david4637 19:59 10 Feb 2003

woodchip - whats the reason, should you load the same software for the second CDRW? David

  jizz_fix 07:28 12 Feb 2003

thanks everyone...problem solved...

  woodchip 14:03 12 Feb 2003

The reason is that CDcreator and Nero can clash, they both load CDrom Drivers. If you have a CDRW and got CDcreator it will pic both drives up in the software as will Nero, There is no need to reload the software for the drive. The only problem that can occur is theat the drive may not be supported with the driver that's loaded if not then it would be best to remove the CDRW software and try the other Nero or suchlike

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