12-03-2011 08:26 AM
I have a thick centre 8429-g7 and i have put in a new dvd drive from a mac. the dvd drive works but it dosn't reconise the hdd.but when i put in the original both work and boots into xp
12-05-2011 05:53 PM
12-08-2011 01:12 PM
Have you attached both the DVD drive and the HDD using the same IDE cable? If so, you must ensure that the DVD is set to slave and the HDD is set to master using the jumpers on the drives. The HDD MUST occupy the very end of the cable.
Search IDE Slave/Master for more information.