HOW TO BUILD YOUR OWN
Install the CD-ROM Drive
Last updated: 4/8/99
into the case and push-out the top 5 1/4" drive bay cover and put it
in the motherboard box.
the case up on its feet.
and unwrap the CD-ROM and its accessories, put the cardboard packing and
plastic back in the box and set it aside. Put the driver floppy and
instruction book in the motherboard box.
that the drive is jumpered correctly. I usually leave it jumpered as
slave, unless I'm hanging another drive on the same cable and I want the
CD-ROM to be (or remain) the next drive after the hard disk drive(s).
the audio cable into the drive with the red wire to the left when looking
at the back of the drive.
Its labeled, but may not be easy to see.
the very end of the additional IDE cable with the two plugs into the back
of the CD-ROM drive with the red stripe towards the right (towards the power
connector; pin 1) when looking at the drive from the rear.
the cables into the case through the front and follow them with the CD-ROM
drive. Align the drive with the front of the case and the mounting
holes in the drive bay. Secure with the four screws provided with the
Do not over-tighten. Double-check that the drive
is flush with the front.
the case back down on its right side and check that the CD-ROM cables are
still properly connected and not in the CPU fan.
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