Closed Ide-sata drive not working Tags: DVD Drives SATA Storage Last response: January 21, 2012 2:28 PM in Storage Share swords24 January 17, 2012 6:00:16 PM i have plugged in a ide dvd drive to a ide-sata adapter and it wont detect the drive (but the drive still gets power), i have tried all the sata ports, but to no avail. and yes i do know for a fact that the drive works also its not showing up in the device manager any suggestions? 870s-g46 mobo hitatchi GCC-4482B phenom ii X4 960T 8GB corasir ddr3 ram haf-912 case raedon hd 6850 rosewill green 650W More about : ide sata drive working Best solution nukemaster a c 159 G Storage January 17, 2012 6:06:23 PM Is the drive set to "Master" many of those adapters don't work unless it is set that way. Check the jumper block at the back of the drive. Share swords24 January 17, 2012 6:14:02 PM nukemaster said:Is the drive set to "Master" many of those adapters don't work unless it is set that way. i dont think is is, would that be in the bios? cuz i dont even think i can find it there but ill check Score 0 Related resources Hard Drive only spins after connecting ide-sata converter - Forum USB to IDE/SATA adapter for Windows 8 hard drive - Forum Problem with IDE/Sata drives - Forum IDE/SATA to USB Adaptor not picking up drive. - Forum IDE->SATA DVD drive problems, 4 pin connector doesnt fit. - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer nukemaster a c 159 G Storage January 17, 2012 6:14:45 PM Nope, edited my post, it is a set of pins on the back of the drive. This is not your drive, but should be similar. the jumper needs to be under the MA or MASTER section. In some cases, just removing it will work as well Score 0 swords24 January 17, 2012 6:26:47 PM nukemaster said:Nope, edited my post, it is a set of pins on the back of the drive. This is not your drive, but should be similar. the jumper needs to be under the MA section. In some cases, just removing it will work as well http://img641.imageshack.us/img641/4603/dvdmaster.png as soon as you said jumper i knew what you were talking about! (ive had some bios problems where i had to play with the jumper for like an hour) i think i got it, its the one labeled MA im assuming testing now, brb Score 0 swords24 January 17, 2012 6:32:25 PM Best answer selected by swords24. Score 0 swords24 January 17, 2012 6:32:39 PM its working, you are awesome!!! Score 0 nukemaster a c 159 G Storage January 17, 2012 6:33:42 PM That is also a common problem people have with IDE-> USB adapters. Enjoy. Score 0 Mousemonkey January 21, 2012 2:28:03 PM This topic has been closed by Mousemonkey Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Does the sata connection utilize the control board on a ide/sata hard drive Forum IDE/SATA Combo Drive Adapter issue.. Forum SolvedInternal storage drive stops working (I/O device error, explorer.exe error, valid win32 application error) Forum SolvedHard drive suddenly disappears after 7 years of working perfectly Forum Solved3tb WD My Book 1140 Media external hard drive not working Forum SolvedHard drive storage not completely working, Forum SolvedWD 3TB HDD SATA Drive stopped working Forum SolvedNeed to use Recovery DVDs on my ASUS laptop but my DVD drive isn't working Forum SolvedDrive not working correctly (maybe) Forum SolvedHard drive not working in Windows Forum SolvedOptical Drive not working Forum SolvedOptical drive not working on Windows 7 Forum SolvedSATA Hard Drives and IDE Hard Drive not Working... Forum Solvediomega external hard drive not working?? Forum SolvedNew build, no optical drive. How to get drivers/wifi card working? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !