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SATA HDD make SLAVE

How can i make may another SATA Harddisk as a SLAVE?
i dont see any jumper settings in may Barracuda 7200 harddisk to change to become a slave.

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    i also have the same problem.i want to set it to slave but it says nothing about how to set the jumpers to slave.al it has is master and cable select.

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IDE Cable with 3 connectors (you have 1 or need to buy 1) :
- blue: conn to motherboard
- black: conn to master HD
- grey: conn to slave HD
Cable (select:) cable will auto detect with most modern HD's from same type (SATA it was i think) and you need to go to you're BIOS, set up cable select for the HD's. Maybe best to set up master first, not both at same time. If you have a SATA and ATA set up the master first, then other. So if SATA is slafe but it in grey connector, otherwise black. For an ATA you might need a converter cable for the power, most motherboards don't have 1.

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