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adding a dvd reader

by beyes247 / January 7, 2011 10:07 PM PST

I have added a dvd reader to the computer and now it restarts and no internet connection. I found some wires that i am not sure about (red CPU) (Black VGA) (yellow HDD) dont know where they go can anyone help. It also says that it is had a fatal shutdown.

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by beyes247 / January 7, 2011 10:10 PM PST
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I forgot to say what i was running if that makes a differents Windows xp pro home. thank you

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I am not trying to be offensive, but...
by ahtoi / January 8, 2011 1:37 AM PST
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sound like you need a friend with some computer knowledge for help.

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(NT) not trying to be offensive
by beyes247 / January 9, 2011 2:49 AM PST
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not trying to be offensive
by beyes247 / January 9, 2011 2:51 AM PST

Thanks so much but that was not the right way to say this about the wires but i do thank you so much for your answer.

Someone made this for my daugther and it has a. Oh just forget it thanks anyway

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Review and verify
by Willy / January 9, 2011 6:56 AM PST
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You provided hardly no details of the setup you have. It certainly helps us to help you to provide such.

The new DVD drive if completely disconnected will allow the system to boot as before? If not, then some connection(s), etc., may have been done or improper setup. Review the work and see what that maybe. Again, we have no clue if this is SATA or IDE type drive. If no manual came with the new DVD drive, check their support website and find the DVD model# and get the install manual or guide. If so needed, you should verify in the bios area, what if it sees the new DVD when connected, what it reports during boot-up after reconnecting the DVD properly. If it still reboots on its own, then report back.

tada -----Willy Happy

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