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Old Nov 15, 2003, 09:10 AM
ebbsfleetgooner ebbsfleetgooner is offline
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Default Pioneer 106

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Newbie please be gentle with me!

Just ordered a Pioneer 106 £72 + vat and delivery from ebuyer to back up films.

My question is which drive should I remove to enable me to install the Pioneer 106 my existing pioneer DVD rom or my Liteon 12x cd writer

Will my existing copy of Nero (ver work ok

Old Nov 15, 2003, 10:46 AM
kev269 kev269 is offline
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i have a cd-writer on E: drive and had my Pioneer DVD-ROM on F: drive.

i took out the pioneer dvd-rom and put the pioneer 106 in it's place, but i think as long as you match the jumper setting on the 106 to the drive you take out, then it should ok whatever drive you take out, i think. the jumper setting is the little plastic thing which you can take off. maybe someone else can explain better.
Old Nov 15, 2003, 10:46 AM
celtic_druid celtic_druid is offline
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Definatly the Lite-On 12X CDRW, I mean the 106 can write at 16x.

Is your copy of Nero OEM from the Lite-On? If so it won't work.

Last edited by celtic_druid; Nov 15, 2003 at 02:24 PM.
Old Nov 15, 2003, 10:58 AM
ebbsfleetgooner ebbsfleetgooner is offline
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i have a copy of nero that came with the Liteon and a copy that came bundled with my laptop do you think the laptop copy would work?

Old Nov 15, 2003, 11:16 AM
Nuttapper Nuttapper is offline
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Just do as celtic_druid has suggested, the dvd rom will be very useful for on the fly if your system specs are up 2 it, one point though make sure your DVD rom and DVD burner are on different IDE ribbons, put the DVD rom and the Harddrive on IDE 1 and the burner on IDE 2, you can download the latest trial version of nero 6 from Ahead's web site, the bundled versions only work with the burner thats fitted with the bundle. good price BTW for the 106
Old Nov 15, 2003, 12:53 PM
jesterrace777 jesterrace777 is offline
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Yup that and it will put less wear and tear on your DVD Burner.

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