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answer by saradjust the CD ROM drive in the bay.see back side of the drive.attach data cable to the connector keeping red strip side inside. and other end connector attached to ide2 from the power supply . take a 4 pin connetor cable and attach o the power connector of the drive .keeping red wire inside.
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