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Installing The Drive; Device Drivers - LG GCR-8522B Owner's Manual

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Installing the Drive

Before installing the drive, turn off the system power.
Follow the steps below to install the CD-ROM drive:
1. Remove the cover from your computer system.
Refer to manual for the computer for details about
removing the cover.
2. Insert the CD-ROM drive unit into a free 5.25-inch
drive bay. Secure the CD-ROM drive to the drive
bay rails with the mounting screws (supplied).
3. Connect the 4-pin power cable and 40-pin IDE
interface cable to the back of the CD-ROM drive.
Notes: If there is no spare power cable available in the
computer, you will have to purchase a splitter cable
of a suitable type.
The red edge of the IDE cable corresponds to pin 1
of the IDE interface on the CD-ROM drive.
Please Note: an IDE cable is not supplied and may
be required to be purchased separately.
If the computer is using a sound card, the drive is
connected to the sound card with an audio cable.
This CD-ROM drive is supplied with a Creative Labs
SoundBlaster© compatible audio lead, if this is not
suitable for your sound card, it maybe necessary for
you to purchase a suitable lead from your retailer.
Refer to the manual for the sound card for detailed
information regarding connection.
4. Adjust the Master/Slave jumpers on the back of
the CD-ROM drive as necessary.
Connect the CD-ROM drive to the IDE ports of
your motherboard. In general, the hard drive will
connected to the Primary IDE port and its jumper
set to Master for booting the operating system.
There are two possible alternate connections for
CD-ROM drive installation.
A) When using a Primary IDE port
If you need to connect your CD-ROM drive to the
same Primary IDE port, the CD-ROM drive should
be set to Slave position.
B) When using a Secondary IDE port
You can also connect CD-ROM drive to the
Secondary IDE port and set its jumper to Master.
5. When the installation of the drive unit is complete,
replace the computer cover.
6. Reconnect the computer power cord and turn on
the computer.

Device Drivers

When using Windows 95/98/2000/ME/XP or
Window NT Workstation Ver. 4.0, the installation
B
of any software driver or special device is not
required.
The DOS and Windows 3.1 users can download the
DOS Device drivers anytime via internet.
For your information, please consult the following
internet sites:
http: //www.lgeus.com/service/download.asp
http://www.lgservice.com
For Windows 95/98/2000/ME/XP Users
In order to ensure normal drive operation, please
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check the following:
• The drive is displayed in
Windows 95/98/ME : [Control Panel]-[System]-
[Device Manager]-[CD-ROM]
Windows 2000/XP : [Control Panel]-[System]-
[Hardware]-[Device Manager]-[DVD/CD-ROM-Drive]
• 32-bit is displayed in
[control panel]-[system]-[performance]
If the drive is not recognized by your computer,
[
please check the following items.
• If an
in [control panel]-[system]-[device manager]-
[harddisk controller], you will need to contact
your PC's manufacturer or the motherboard's
C
manufacturer and get the appropriate IDE
controller driver.
Run ADD NEW HARDWARE in Control Panel to
[
let the PC search again for the new device.
For Windows NT Workstation Ver. 4.0 Users
In order to ensure normal drive operation, please
[
check the following:
• The drive is displayed on the IDE controller in
[control panel] - [SCSI adapter] - [devices]
If the drive is not recognized by your computer,
[
please check the following items.
• If an
controller in [control panel]- [SCSI adapter]-
[devices], you will need to contact your PC's
manufacturer or the motherboard's manufacturer
and get the appropriate IDE controller driver.
indicator is displayed on the IDE controller
indicator is displayed on the IDE

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