How to replace ide dvd writer with sata Tags: Sata How To DVD Writers Components Last response: December 20, 2011 2:14 PM in Components Share praveensurampally December 20, 2011 12:35:10 PM iam using now ide dvd writer that has gone bad and i purchased a sata dvd writer with sata cable adaptor but my system not even booting so plz help me out. More about : replace ide dvd writer sata | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove mcnumpty23 December 20, 2011 2:14:11 PM if your system wont boot after installing the sata dvd writer its probably because the dvd drive is set as 1st boot device to change it either swap the sata cables from the dvd drive and hard drive--only at the drive end not motherboard or go in bios and set hard drive as 1st boot device or use the boot menu by pressing whatever f key your pc manufacturer specifies | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Components>How to replace ide dvd writer with sata> Related ressources: ForumDVD Writer Ide to Sata ForumNeed to replace IDE DVD Burner with SATA ForumIDE Hard Disk and DVD writer comes up as Not Installed in the BIOS ForumCan I put 4 IDE HDD's, 2 Sata HDD's and 3 DVD drives on an.. ForumA7N8X-E Deluxe - SATA for HDDs + IDE for DVD -ROM & DVD -RW ForumGA-EP45-DQ6 IDE DVD Writer shown as SCSI/RAID, not working properly... ForumHow to install sata dvd writer in laptop ForumIde or sata how to tell ForumIDE TO SATA CONVERTER for sony DVD writer Forumnew DVD re- writer /CD re- writer ForumDVD writer sata and combo drive IDE together be used on a pc ForumIDE DVD writer and SATA hard drive????? ForumWill this PSU be enough? ForumI7 2600: Hyperthreading Is Useful With What Software? ForumSomething to test my psu with? ForumDoes this psu go well with this configuration? ForumStartup Issue. Gives "bad or missing command" with repair cd ForumIm using HP pavilion dv7-1240us with windows vista home x64 and 4GB RA ForumAMD FX 8150 with Microsoft Patch tested ForumCan My Old Rig Support SLi with this power supply? More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !