No, create an account now. I have read that it works both ways. (Different articles on the Net.) So... if you don't want the back story (& my similar issue) just go down to the "***" for my suggestion to your problem. Rick 07-01-08,02:33 PM #15 Justin W Member Join Date Jun 2008 State CA Posts 9 Originally Posted by Rick Kirby After dorking around with this thing for two days... weblink
And again thank you very much! maybe someone else will give u a better answer. Make sense?
no other names or brands. It has an IDE BUT the SATA drive is supported as it has a SATA 0 and a SATA 1 connector! Publicidade Reprodução automática Quando a reprodução automática é ativada, um vídeo sugerido será executado automaticamente em seguida. I have a Dell Dimension 4600 which actually had a SATA as the original drive.
I've looked at pictures of the motherboard online, and I don't see a SATA port. Add a comment Add a comment Add Comment 1024 Almost done! It had 2 inches of dust in it when I opened it up. Have you deleted any DVD related programs?
Grasp the cable and pull firmly to disconnect it from the optical drive. Contact Us DoItYourself.com Mobile Site Privacy Statement Top All times are GMT -7. After you transfer all your stuff to the USB drive, remove those files from the 40-gig and defrag it. Go into Device Manager and find the drive.
When I try it just sits there with the cursor blinking in the upper left hand corner... https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/Dell+Dimension+4600+Optical+Drive+Replacement/7004 If the CD includes SP1 or SP2 it's not a problem though. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.
So, there is no issue regarding not recognizing the drive just because it is a large drive. have a peek at these guys The master/slave configuration for IDE is only applicable when you have two drives on the same cable. Cancel: I did not complete this guide. 9 other people completed this guide. Thanks for everyone's help on this!
IPR512 View Public Profile Find all posts by IPR512 Bookmarks Digg del.icio.us StumbleUpon Google « Previous Topic | Next Topic » Topic Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page Posting Rules There is something in the BIOS that shows as a OS load Yes/no... It has no problems with CDs. http://getplaycraft.com/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-3000-dvd-drive-not-working.html I ordered a 500GB SATA hard drive to replace it thinking I would use the original 80GB drive as a slave for extra storage.
If I were you I would connect as so: - New SATA drive on SATA port - 80 GB drive as Master on first PATA (IDE) channel - CD/DVD drive as Why not opt for an external USB drive to store your stuff? it works ok if another cd drive or hard drive is on the same ribbon as master but by themselves nothing.
Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... I also went ahead and upgraded the RAM from 512MB to 2GB. Then scan for hardware changes and restart computer ... Dell Dimension 4600 DVD drive not recognizing DVDs Discussion in 'Multimedia' started by bluelakewriter, Sep 2, 2008.
I guess he was correct! Then it wont' read DVD's.\015\012\015\012DVD drives will read DVD and CD.\015\012\015\012Are you trying to watch a DVD? Add a comment Add a comment Add Comment 1024 Step 10 Edit Locate the screw on the optical drive. http://getplaycraft.com/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-e310-cd-drive-not-working.html I am now trying to load a 160GB IDE hard drive and still getting no luck.
Give the author +30 points! Carregando... Interestingly, the OS always recognizes the DVD Writer and the CDROM (irrespective of keeping them on CSL or Master/Slave configuration). but I figured that it wouldn't make too much difference.
The BIOS sees it but XP won't even boot! John Gage 14.785 visualizações 6:21 Trash-Picked Dell Dimension 8250, 4600, 4300, Possible Giveaway Items, Update - Duração: 22:32. Dell Dimension 3000 PC Desktop Gateway mx3222b laptop ram upgrade problem Your computer does not support 1GB memory sticks. the system recognizes other drives ide and sata i want the client to save on hard drive and cd rom cost since the system is kinda old and and for them
If you have access to another computer, there i ... If its not recognized by the board, windows wont see it either. Click F1 to boot or F2 to enter setup... The BIOS should have a utility option to "auto-detect" the hard drive.
Suggested Questions/Answers : Cannot boot my dell dimension 3000 Look at this link read carefull and try again http://www.goodells.net/dellrestore/fixes.htm ... Dell Dimension 4600 PC Desktop My matser hd oin is aet to master. The drive is a Samsung DVD-ROM SD-616E. All rights reserved. × Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc.
I have spent hours searching here and other places on the Internet without finding my answers. If that dose not fix it I would replace the driv ... As a troubleshooting step, try disconnecting the master DVD drive and connecting the 80GB drive with the jumper set to cable select or master in its place. Carregando...
The time now is 10:09 AM.
© Copyright 2017 getplaycraft.com. All rights reserved.