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Old 07-14-2008, 10:38 AM   #1
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A while ago I purchased a Freecom USB DVDRW, later on I took the DVD drive out of it and put it inside my PC. Inside the case of the Freecom there is an IDE and Molex which link to a circuit board inside. I have since put different disc drives inside it and they worked just fine. Will it work if I put an IDE HDD in it? This is only to quickly transfer files to a laptop so its only temporary. Thanks.
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Old 07-14-2008, 10:40 AM   #2
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yer but you goto put it on slave along with 1 cd drive and then put your OS harddrive on master
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Old 07-14-2008, 10:42 AM   #3
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Thanks, I was planning on plugging it in after I have booted into windows on the laptop, that way I don't have to change anything in the BIOS.
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i dont see any reason why not, the only thing i can suggest is just try it, no harm can come from it
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Old 07-14-2008, 12:48 PM   #5
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It worked! Thanks again for all the help.
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