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Jumper setting i am running just one drive but the jumper wasn't there and when i loads it loads as a slave drive..........need to know settings for single/master drive

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Put the jumper on J50(the closest set of pins to the IDE connector)

This will set the drive to master, with no pins on it's currently set to slave.

Chris

Posted on Jun 01, 2009

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