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 138 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. 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 Related resources SSD freezing using IDE-SATA adapter - Forum IDE/SATA Combo Drive Adapter issue.. - Forum IDE/SATA ? - Forum Question about IDE/SATA converter and HDD fan - Forum Will IDE/SATA adapter boost speeds? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer nukemaster a c 138 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 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 swords24 January 17, 2012 6:32:25 PM Best answer selected by swords24. swords24 January 17, 2012 6:32:39 PM its working, you are awesome!!! nukemaster a c 138 G Storage January 17, 2012 6:33:42 PM That is also a common problem people have with IDE-> USB adapters. Enjoy. Mousemonkey January 21, 2012 2:28:03 PM This topic has been closed by Mousemonkey Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumIDE/SATA to USB Adaptor not picking up drive . ForumGigabyte EP45-UD3R, IDE-SATA drive shows up as removable in XP system tray ForumDoes the sata connection utilize the control board on a ide/sata hard drive ForumTrouble Accessing Files on HDD using IDE/SATA to USB adapter ForumProblem with IDE/Sata drives ForumConnecting a Bytecc BT-300 IDE/SATA to USB adapter ForumIde/sata issue in bios ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumBest secondary Internal Hard Drive ForumHard drive Storage ForumProblems with an external hard drive. PLEASE HELP! ForumHow to recover and use a drive with a RAW format. ForumWD 1.5TB hard drive failure Forum[Solved] Sata 6G not working in Asus Bios ForumDvd drive More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !