original cd rw drive does not work after installing expansion dvd rw drive

By Drice
Jul 26, 2005
  1. I have a HP Pavillion a200n, windows XP

    i installed a dvd rw drive afterwards the original cd rw drive is no longer being recognized by my computer. The cd rw drive was (E:) and the dvd rw drive was (F:) I switched the connector cable and the cd became (F:) and dvd became (E:) Either way only the DVD rw works. Can you help me?
  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 7,182   +469

    You didn't mention the jumpers. How did you set them?
  3. Drice

    Drice TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I knew that question would be asked -
    The original drive (sony cd-rw CRX215E5) is set to master and is connected to the one that says master and the dvd drive is set as slave and is connected to the one that says slave. The dc input plug that says P2 is connected to the cd drive and the one that says P3 is connected to the dvd drive, it also has another plug that says P8 which is not connected to anything. The dvd drive is the only one that works. I hope that I am on the right track with the answer.
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