Newly installed optical drive not recognized
Just followed the iFixit guide to install a new Superdrive in my iMac but it isn't recognized by the system or by Toast.
Possible problem: the cable retainer on the ZIF socket where you connect the optical drive cable came out when I pulled it a bit too far. I didn't think it was needed and I just plugged the ZIF cable into the socket and secured it solidly with kapton tape. I wiggled it a bit and it seemed to be inserted solidly.
Put everything back together and the drive isn't recognized. I inserted a CD and it got pulled in as normal and started spinning up, but didn't show on desktop.
Will I need to try to reinsert the cable retainer? Is that even possible? Alternatives?
Thanks for any help.