Remove the metal shield from the drive bay by inserting a flat-blade screwdriver into one of the slots and gently prying it loose.
Make sure the drive is set correctly as the master device. Refer to the documentation that comes with your A CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, CD-RW, or CD-RW/DVD combo drive for master/slave jumper information.
Pivot the drive bay latch handle toward the front of the computer and then pivot the drive bay cage upward, as shown, until it is latched in the up position.
Install the drive into the bay. Align the screw holes and insert the two screws.
Each integrated drive electronics (IDE) drive requires two cables; a four-wire power cable that connects to the power supply, and a signal cable that connects to the system board. For a CD-ROM drive, you might also have an audio cable.
To connect a CD-ROM drive or DVD-ROM drive to your computer, follow these steps:
Locate the signal cable that comes with your computer or with the new drive.