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1. MAKE SURE THAT AVID IS CLOSED AND NOT RUNNING AT THE TIME YOU CONNECT THE DECK. IF AVID IS OPEN THEN SAVE THE PROJECT AND QUIT AVID.
2. Connect the 4pin to 6pin firewire cable to front of workstation CPU. 
3. This menu should pop up on screen. Select “Take no action” and click OK. 


4. If this menu doesn’t appear then try the following steps.
5. Disconnect the 6pin firewire cable from the front of the workstation and reconnect.
6. Turn the deck off and then back on.
7. Shut down the workstation, turn the deck off, then turn the deck on and boot up the workstation. 
8. Check the 4pin connector at the back of the deck and make sure that is connected then try these steps again.
9. If still can’t connect contact a proctor or email skraft@mail.utexas.edu.
10. Once deck is connected then launch AVID.