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My BIOS wont recognise my optical drives????

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Dec 29, 2003
Hey guys,

I am having troubles with reading my 2 optical drives a CD-RW and a DVD-ROM.
All of a sudden my two optical drives were not recognised in my computer. So I rebooted and still the same thing.
I pulled the secondary IDE cable out and put in a brand new cable and still the same thing. I then went to work and came back 8 hours later unplugged the IDE cable and immediately plugged it back in and it then recognised my drives.

Problem is that I just bought the new koolance case and transferred all my hardware to it and I have yet again the same problem.

I have tried uninstalling the secondary IDE in device manager and when I reboot it finds the new hardware (the IDE) but still cannot find the 5.25 drives............In BIOS the secondary master and slave say none.

Please help