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IDE Instillation of drive

1.) set the jumper setting to the rear of the drive, master / slave ; cl,,

2.) put the prive in the system and secure it with screws

This involves pushing one of the fround holders out and sliding the drive in.

3.) connect the ide cable from the drive to the main bord in the ide slot.

4.) connect the power cable.
NB dont worry the cables can only go in one way

5.) power on the system, your hardware should be detected and installed automatically. no 3rd party drivers needed unless its a speciality drive.

sorry i aint got any pics yet, but i will add them as soon as i can get them

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wd1600aajs slave settings


Hard Drive a Slave Drive Setting a hard drive to function as the secondary ("slave") drive allows you to use the drive solely as a storage unit. You can use the drive to back up valuable data on the primary drive without having to install or use an operating system on it. And all you need to get going is a screwdriver to pop the case open.

Power down your computer. WARNING: Before you start troubleshooting remember that you are dealing with electricity that can KILL. http://www.kitchentablecomputers.com/static.php - rules Only work inside the computer case when the power has been switched off and disconnected. Never open the power source. Some of the below steps recommend removing physical parts within the computer. While in the computer it is highly recommend that you be aware of ESD and its potential hazards Disconnect all of the cables and then put the computer on a stable work surface such as a desk or a chair. Use a screwdriver to remove the screws securing the side paneling of the case. The screws are located at the back of the computer and along the edges--only remove the screws securing the case. Unhinge any case latches on the computer. Slide the side paneling of the case off the computer. Some case designs require you to remove the whole case, and some are broken down into removable panels. Remove enough of the case to have both sides of the computer exposed. Discharge any static that may have accumulated on your clothing before handling any internal components. Rub your hands against a solid metal portion of the case to discharge the static. Locate the hard drive. It should be secured in a station of bays adjacent to the motherboard--it'll also be near your DVD/CD-ROM and floppy disk drives. Remove the screws that secure the hard drive to the bay. Slowly slide the drive out of the bay. The drive will be connected to a data and power cable. You can temporarily disconnect them to take the drive out completely and give yourself more room to work with--but remember to reconnect them. Locate the jumper pins on the hard drive. There will be a diagram displaying the proper jumper settings for a given hard drive mode. Follow the diagram and set the pin cap in its slave position on the hard drive--for example, some drives may require the cap to be placed on the last two pins to set the drive as a slave.
During the boot process you will see on the screen to press a certain key to enter setup Press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS the scroll down to advanced bios features press enter change your first boot device to IDE-1 means Pri slave escape then press f10 to save to cmos to restart you will have to have master with slave set up you can find the jumper location next to the power on a hard drive and the settings for plastic jumper location is usually printed on the top of a hard drive IDE-0 means Pri master
IDE-1 means Pri slave
IDE-2 means Sec master
IDE-3 means Sec slave single or master ::::: master with slave ::':: slave :::': black line between dots is plastic jumper note the plastic jumper is ' located at the rear of the hard drive between the EIDE and electrical lead/s clip_image001.jpg Set Up a Slave Drive b> In a computer system, a master/slave relationship establishes the primary and secondary hard disk or optical drive status. Many computer owners install operating systems on the primary or master hard disk and use the secondary or slave disk as a storage drive for games or multimedia. Master/slave or primary/secondary relationships exist only with IDE or ATA drives. SATA, a newer drive technology, is a jumperless system and does not allow for master/slave settings, which makes SATA drives easier to install.

Shut down your computer. Unplug all cables and peripheral devices. Remove the left side panel while facing the front of the case. Remove screws, manipulate latches or perform other necessary steps to remove the panel. (Please see your computer or case manufacturer's documentation if you are unsure of how to remove the side panel, as this process varies.) Turn the case so that you are facing the open, previously left side of the case. Locate your drive bays. The 5.25-inch optical bays are at the top right and the 3.5-inch hard disk bays are towards the bottom right. You should be able to locate the necessary bay easily by matching your slave drive with the master drive. Clip the anti-static wrist bracelet to a metal object, and attach the bracelet to your wrist. Remove the drive from its anti-static packaging. Locate the pins on the back of the hard disk or optical drive. Jumper configurations vary according to model and manufacturer, and most manufacturers show the configurations on the drive itself. Configure the jumper according to the hard disk manufacturer's instructions. Insert the hard disk or optical drive into the appropriate bay. Secure it by screwing in at least two mounting screws. Attach an available controller cable to your drive. Most controller cables feature a Y-split cable, which makes it easy to find and attach the secondary cable that links to your primary drive. Insert the power supply cable into the port on the drive. Again, you may be able to plug in a secondary cable split from the power supply's cable to the master drive. Double-check all connections. Remove the anti-static wrist bracelet, then reattach all cables and peripheral devices. b> Configure the BIOS b> Start the computer. Enter your BIOS by immediately pressing the BIOS setup key, as shown onscreen. (Most computers feature a "Press X to enter BIOS setup" message after you hear the computer beep. Press this key. If you do not see this message, please consult your computer's documentation, as the BIOS key varies according to your motherboard.) Navigate to system setup and allow the BIOS to auto-detect the new drive. Save and exit the BIOS. Reattach the side panel if the drive is working correctly. Hope this helps.

Jan 03, 2013 | Western Digital Caviar SE WD1600JS...

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select as master


you can find the jumper location next to the power on a hard drive and the settings for plastic jumper location is usually printed on the top of a hard drive
IDE-0 means Pri master
IDE-1 means Pri slave
IDE-2 means Sec master
IDE-3 means Sec slave


single or master :::::
master with slave ::'::
slave :::':
black line between dots is plastic jumper
note the plastic jumper is ' located at the rear of the hard drive between the EIDE and electrical lead/s

Nov 14, 2011 | Samsung (SP0411N) 40 GB Hard Drive

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jumper settings for master drive



if its a SATA hard driveyou dont need to set master slave the biggest capacity hard drive will set as master

During the boot process you will see on the screen to press a certain key to enter setup
Press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS the scroll down to advanced bios features press enter change your first boot device to IDE-1 means Pri slave escape then press f10 to save to cmos to restart

you will have to have master with slave set up
you can find the jumper location next to the power on a hard drive and the settings for plastic jumper location is usually printed on the top of a hard drive
IDE-0 means Pri master
IDE-1 means Pri slave
IDE-2 means Sec master
IDE-3 means Sec slave


single or master :::::
master with slave ::'::
slave :::':
black line between dots is plastic jumper
note the plastic jumper is ' located at the rear of the hard drive between the EIDE and electrical lead/s

Oct 03, 2011 | Dell Computers & Internet

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I would like to make this a slave so that my 500 GB PATA HardDrive will be the master as that has my operating system and the Plextor PX-716A drive will be the slave?


You need to configure the jumper at the back of the drive as shown in the following picture

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Configure the CD/DVD drive as slave, configure the hard drive as Master.




Mar 13, 2010 | Plextor PX-716A (PX716ASW) DVD±RW...

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I want to add another hard drive and need to know how to set the jumpers on my maxtor 90645d3 please help.ty


if you want to boot from this drive, please set the jumper to the master position.

if this drive is for additional storage, please set the jumper to slave. and make sure 1st hard drive is set to master.

if this is the only drive in the system, please set the jumper to single or remove the jumper.

there will be a chart telling you which pins are for which setting in the jumper area, which is between the data plug and the power plug on the back of your HDD.

main thing that will cause drives to not work is 2 jumpers on the same cable and they both are set to the same thng.. i.e. master/master or slave/slave. also, if one is set to single drive it will likely bypass the slave drive.

Jan 25, 2010 | Maxtor Hard Drive

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