When plugging IDE Cable into HDD it dsn't wor

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Matrix - Jun 3, 2010 at 01:03 PM
 Matrix - Jun 3, 2010 at 01:33 PM
Hello,

When I plug my IDE cable into my HDD or DVD Rom it doesn't start but when I remove the cable it works perfectly. What can be wrong?

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Jun 3, 2010 at 01:30 PM
Hi there,

The cable being used may be defective making short circuits ill advise to change it and revert back if no improvements made.

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I have tried another cable and still the same. As soon as I plug the cable into the motherboard and HDD or DVD rom the components doesn't start up, but when I remove it, it start up. I have tried another motherboard and on that one it works fine.
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