(Correct one) Motherboard dosent like CD-RW

  Luca M 22:32 03 Jun 2004

I have just brought a new CD-RW for my PC and when i boot up it says something along the lines of this message: "The IDE drive inserted is not compatible" even though in every other computer i have tried it in it works. I have set the jumpers to all the set position and it still dosent work. What could the problem be?

  sicknote 22:36 03 Jun 2004
  Luca M 22:38 03 Jun 2004

Ha Ha :)

  sicknote 22:39 03 Jun 2004

sorry i saw it had been resolved earlier !!!

  sicknote 22:42 03 Jun 2004

Anyway how about somemore info,ie cd make & model, PC spec,etc

  Luca M 22:45 03 Jun 2004

Its a 52x CD-RW. I dont know the make but the PC is a Packard Bell (about 1 year old). I dont know the mother board but the drive works in a 5 year old windows 95 computer. Mine is running XP Home. 40GB HD. Hope that helps

  woodchip 22:46 03 Jun 2004

Have you been into BIOS to detect the drive as first thing is to get it seen by the BIOS in DOS

  Luca M 22:48 03 Jun 2004

yes i have
its not in there.

  sicknote 22:55 03 Jun 2004

which packard bell ????? model ????

  Luca M 22:59 03 Jun 2004

Packard Bell iMedia VL 5043

  accord 06:02 04 Jun 2004

is the drive set as master or slave?

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