Install HDD, CD/DVD-ROM


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This will explain how to manually install a Hard Drive, Cd-Rom, or DvD Rom into your computer Tower.

1. After opening up the box your hard drive came in make sure to check the Jumper Pins on the back side of your hard drive/cd-rom/dvd rom for proper settings. If you only use 1 hd/cd-rom/dvd rom you would want your Jumper Pins set on Master. If using 2 harddrives/cd-roms/dvd-roms you would want your jumper pins to be set Master for 1st Device, Slave or Cable Select for the 2nd device.

2. Once you have properly set your Jumper Settings check to make sure if you are Using IDE or SATA Drives. This is where you got to use the proper cables to install the devices. On an IDE Ribbon Cable you got 3 plugin adapters the single one on the farthest end goes into your motherboard, The Top on goes to…

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About Eddie O.

Since 1998 I took interest in Computers, learning mostly about Virus removal; and security. Throughout the years I successfully completed A+, & N+ Prep Courses, for Computer Repairs; and Networking. Following the completion of them courses I enrolled into Online College for my Associates in Business Management, and my Bachelor in IT. I am considered a Free Lance Computer Technician, I specialize in Virus Removal, Rebuilding, and recovering Windows Operating Systems.
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