Question about Maxtor Computers & Internet

1 Answer

In this case, my comp. has this as a master with a slave hard drive. what pins do i put my jumpers? (in terms i might understand)

It (the maxtor hard drive) appears to be in both local disk "c" and "d" and with very different values of free space. now, my "e" drive or slave drive is fine but my dvd drive is not present. though its on and plugged in. and previously worked. my thought was ...the jumpers were incorrect? i am using a asus with a intel dual core. and using sata for the dvd, but the hard drives are using ide interface connections. is that too much information? i just want to put the jumpers on correctly for my set up here, i swear

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.

    Greenhorn:

    A rookie expert who has answered 20 questions on their first day.

  • Expert
  • 137 Answers

That is not a hardware problem, rather it is a software problem. What you have done is partitioned your hard disk into two different partitions on one single drive which causes it to be both C and D. What you should do is go to partition manager, shrink the unused volume, then expand the other volume. But relating to your DVD issue, check that the DVD drive is receiving adequate power and that it's plugged into the SATA slot correctly. Also check microsoft support for the automatic Mr.Fixit solutions if you believe its a software problem

Posted on Nov 06, 2012

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
  • 63 Answers

SOURCE: Maxtor 90845D5 EIDE HDD jumper settings

Hi,

Connected the 2 pins furthest away from the power connector.

Pin 1
J1 IDE Connector | J2 Power
+----------- --------+-++-----------++---------+
| .................... || @ * * * || X X X X |
| .......... ......... || @ * * * * || X X X X |
+----------------------++-+-+-+-+-+-++-+-+-+-+-+
| | | | | | | | |
| | | | | | | | |
J50 Master/Slave -----+ | | | | | | | +-+12V
J48 Cable Select -------+ | | | | | +---+12V Return
J46 4092 Cyl Limitation---+ | | | +----- +5V Return
J44 Factory Reserved -------+ | +------- +5V
J42 Factory Reserved ---------+
Hope this helps.

Andy

Posted on Jun 28, 2008

geraldo14200
  • 48 Answers

SOURCE: Maxtor Internal EIDE hard drive dip switch settings.

I assume you have two IDE controllers? IDE1 and IDE2, I'll try to help, the primary HD needs to have the pin set to primary and the secondary set to slave, if you're running both of these drives off of the same ribbon cable. You may have to go into your BIOS settings and check to make sure the Primary HD is the WD drive.

Posted on Apr 06, 2009

  • 173 Answers

SOURCE: jumper setting

ok

check your ide connectin that blue end of ide cable always at motherbord .also check that your ide cable is working properly.

Posted on Jun 23, 2009

cyberware
  • 196 Answers

SOURCE: Looking for the jumper pin settings to designate

on the right hand side put the jumper to make primary master

Posted on Sep 01, 2009

  • 3 Answers

SOURCE: Master slave jumper settings on 250gb Maxline Plus II SATA

There are no master/slave settings on SATA drives because each drive has its own cable. The drive order is determined by what SATA port they are plugged into, or by the BIOS configuration.

Posted on Sep 04, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have a maxtor quantum fireball plus as 20.5 hard drive. i want to set it to slave. how do i set the jumpers?


on maxtor drives, you will find the jumper within a cluster of 9 pins. if you look on the bottom of the drive, on the circuit board, the pins should be labeled "ms" "cs" and such. the "ms" and "cs" stand for "master" and "cable select". you rarely use the true "slave" setting anymore, more often than not' "slave" drives are set to "cable select" and are attached to the middle, slave position on the ide cable. in "cable select" mode, the cable decides what device is master and what is slave, depending upon the devices' position on the ide cable.

to set the drive to "slave", set the jumper so that it only has 1 pin under it, and doesnt actually jump any pins, or just take the jumper out. only use the "slave" setting if the "master" device on the same ide cable is actually set to "master".

if the master device is actually set to "cable select" then you will have to set the slave device also to "cable select" and the middle position on the ide cable will set it automatically to be a slave. , instead of using the jumper to make it the "slave".

to set the drive as "cable select", which is what i would recommend, use the jumper to connect the 2 pins which are labeled "cs", the 2nd position from the bottom position on most older maxtor drives, and attach this hard drive to the middle connector of the ide cable.

Nov 25, 2010 | Quantum Fireball Plus AS (QMP20000AS-A)...

2 Answers

What is the jumper setting for 'Slave' on Maxtor


Look at the picture, I cannot memorize all hardisk jumper but almost all drives have label in it. where you put the jumper for the Cable Select, Master, Slave.

See picture below. Opposite pins has label on it to where you put the jumper.


bc12cfd.jpg

Oct 24, 2009 | Maxtor DiamondMax 6L160P0 160 GB Hard...

2 Answers

I need jumper settings for maxtor n256 model 96147h6 i wish to run it as a slave pls help. thx


For use as slave there is no jumper connected. (Master on/slave off0

Oct 04, 2009 | Maxtor Hard Drive

1 Answer

PC will not see Maxtor 80GB DiamondMax Plus 9 as seconary slave.


Hi,

Two thing,

First, never use a Maxtor HDD as a slave to a CDROM/DVD, doesn't work and tends to cause stability issues. So try swapping the jumper on the CD/DVD to slave and setting the Maxtor to Master, this should get it working.

Second, if it is showing up as 33GB, you have the Jumpers set to limit capacity(designed to avoid troubles on older systems. If this is the case, you likely have a single jumper in the center row of pins between the power and data cables. If it only works as master at the moment, then you likely have the neter row(limit size pins) and the one closest to the data cable(Master Pin) both plugged in.

Change your DVD/CD to slave, remove the limiting jumper and ensure the Master jumper is installed on the Maxtor, then be sure the end connector on the ATA(likely marked master) is plugged into the Maxtor and the middle connector(Slave) is plugged into the DVD/CD, this should have you all fixed up.


Hope this helps FixYa,

Chris

May 19, 2009 | Maxtor DiamondMax Plus 9 80 GB Hard Drive

2 Answers

Slave jumper setting


SATA drives don't have jumper settings.

You can set master/slave in BIOS.

Mar 29, 2009 | Seagate 500GB Maxtor Diamondmax21 SATA2...

2 Answers

Master slave jumper settings on 250gb Maxline Plus II SATA


There are no master/slave settings on SATA drives because each drive has its own cable. The drive order is determined by what SATA port they are plugged into, or by the BIOS configuration.

Mar 16, 2009 | Maxtor MaxLine Plus II 7Y250MO 250 GB SATA...

1 Answer

Installation of one touch mini 4


hello, if you are adding an extra hard drive for space make sure to change the teeny jumper to the proper pins next to the connection slots on the hard drive. the jumper makes your hard drive work as a slave (extra drive) or a master (main drive). if you have a main drive allready on your comp and you dont switch the jumper the slave position the computer will not recognize it becuase of the new hard drives jumper being in the master position or pin connector.
if your installing it as a 2nd master drive you need to use your extra hard drive slot on the mother board for this to work as a secound master then you need the jumper in the master pin slot. there is a small diagram on to the hard drive info label it looks like pins and it shows you where to locate or place the jumper for either master or slave.
for a slave drive once you have placed the jumper properly then you can instal it on the same cable with the main. look at the cable it will have a main and a slave small label printon the connector or if you prefer you can use the 2nd hard drive cable on the secound slot on the mother board turn on your comp if you are going for a extra hard drive the comp should recognize it if the jumper is properly placed. when your comp is running you can check by going into (computer) and it should be there as a new drive letter

after this you may need to format the drive for use. you right click on the hard drive letter and choose format drive

hope this helps good luck with your upgrade.

Dec 10, 2008 | Maxtor Hard Drive

1 Answer

Jumper setting


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

Oct 21, 2008 | Maxtor DiamondMax Plus 60 (5T040H4) 40.9...

2 Answers

Slave pin settings


hi frined

remove your hard disk jumper & u r hard will be slave

Apr 12, 2008 | Maxtor 20.4GB 7200rpm ATA-100 HDD p/n...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Computers & Internet Logo

Related Topics:

26 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Maxtor Computers & Internet Experts

Arora Singh
Arora Singh

Level 2 Expert

180 Answers

Computer Links

Level 3 Expert

2385 Answers

terminalcon

Level 2 Expert

81 Answers

Are you a Maxtor Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...