cd drives problem

  underworldmagic 13:45 23 Jun 2004

i have a CD ROM drive (master) and DVD drive (slave) i cannot see any of them in my computer. i try to add new hardware and it says the device has been installed but the device be detected.

all the drives are plugged in properly via a IDE ribbon cable

does anyone know what the problem is. im using Win XP

up bootup (the black screen) both of the devices are are detected. so why are they not in my computer?

please help

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