Also another check if the above fails is to verify that the BIOS detects these drives. If you are unfamiliar working inside computers you might want to read this on static damage: If you need more specific information about my system please let me know. This site uses cookies. If you search in DELL by this drives: I tried them but, unfortuanately, no luck. Your name or email address:

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Then shut down again and go back and connect the Master by itself and boot again.

No, create an account now. I also downloaded the file to upgrade firmware sfdnwin.

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Spent the afternoon reloading the recovery discs and for an hour or so the drive was back and fully operational it was used to successfully reload printer and broadband software so it worked!. PJJul 14, hhh Thank you, I was getting SOOO frustrated and my husband thought the kids broke the drives by playing too many games.

The nda is a good solid drive that will work well in your laptop.

These are internal drives in the tower; I made no changes to anything. That website is not working. Boo on Dell and Samsung too.


Techie7 – Free Technical Help. Your name or email address: I tried them but, unfortuanately, no luck. See here for details.

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Drivers are not needed, as all drives use the same protocol. Log in or Sign up. I get the message “no driver found”.

Dell has a troubleshooting Wizard here: I repeated the process with the second drive and got the same results.

This site uses cookies. At the risk of sounding doubtful, the guy at the computer store said I would have issues which made sense to me since the recovery discs contain drivers for the entire laptop.

I first disconnected the IDE cable from both drives and rebooted.

I tried to troubleshoot through Windows with no luck uninstall driver etc. So if I may ask, are you positive? The link to ebay was not mine, just like the one in this post is put in by the forum bot. Plus that link went to an expired commission junction link. Welcome to gcr-883b If your drive worked well before with the same disks a firmware update will not cd-orm the drive.


Yes, my password is: Well all I have to say is the guy at the store does not know what he is talking about.

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I have a Dell Dimension By continuing 48 use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. I will try the Dell fixits and let you know if it worked. Open the computer and remove the IDE cable from both drives remember which is connected to which: Do you have a manual for gcr-883b, you can change the drive yourself Here is a link for the manual: The recovery disks for your laptop have audio and video drivers gcr-84833b are for your models system, maybe that is what he was talking about.

No, any slim line IDE drive will work, I just giving you an opinion of what I think is a good solid drive. Same issue with the same optical drive but for a Compaq presario.