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Soyo Mobo Problem with Hardware

By eternalc4a
Jan 22, 2006
  1. My first time here. Ok. Let me begin by saying sup to everyone. Hopefully this won’t be my last post. I just purchased a Soyo KT880 Dragon2 v2.0 and Amd Athlon XP3000+ Motherboard & CPU combo from Tiger Direct. I installed the CPU, Fan , and all other hardware I have for it. The PC starts its regular check when u turn on power. It detects that there is a cd/dvd Rom installed but it won’t give me the option to select cd/dvd rom as a boot up device. It doesn’t even show up at all in the “CMOS Setup Utility”. Also, It will only detect a cd/dvd device if I connect it to the IDE3 or IDE4 slots on motherboard . It will not detect anything in the IDE2 Slot. Wondering If anyone has had a similar problem or know how I might be able to get the motherboard to detect my cd/dvd devices. I would really appreciate any help anyone can give me.

    Thank You in advance.

    Hardware:
    Generic DVD R/RW DVD Burner
    Memorex DVD RW 16x Double layer DVD Burner
    :grinthumb
     
  2. Draxxus

    Draxxus TS Rookie

    make sure you don't have one of those screws in underneith the ide slot it tends to short it out I had that problem.
     
  3. Jaquio

    Jaquio TS Rookie Posts: 26

    are those Drives properly jumped?
     
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