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CDRW drive prevents operating system recognition

I am trying to determine if a CDRW drive is bad...I took a known good one out of a PC an plugged this one in exactly the same way...No matter if I put it on IDE2 or as a secondary on IDE1 it prevents the operating system from being found.  Am I correct to assume that the drive itself is bad?  I am using WinXP Pro.
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CallandorCommented:
That seems like a good indication that the drive is bad - fortunately, they don't cost that much to replace.
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jbeamesAuthor Commented:
Thank you so much...just needed another opinion! :)
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