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Cannot boot in Slave mode

I cannot Boot to OS By making Any HD As Slave...The Mother Board Advice Make the HD Master..Why?In P3 Mother Board I Could boot From Slave HD,without Any Master HD..I Mean I use Only One Hard Disk(HD) which is Slave ,then I can boot To windows,But This Asrock Mother Board do not Allow this....I have lost My Jumper so that I need To Make HD Slave,But I failed to Boot To Windows... a Message Appear..."Make Your IDE1 Master"...Its Really Disgusting.Any Body Pls Help me.

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Re: Cannot boot in Slave mode

I have never heared of any hardrive being able to boot when it is set as slave, as the master is always the 'C' drive from which windows looks for the master boot record. why, if you have only one hard drive is it set as slave?, it doesnt make sense. No hard drive will boot up if there is no jumper cap on it, as the motherboard needs to know which hd is master and has the o.s on it.

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  2. Your IDE hard disk has bad serctors, since its P4, I estimate your drive to be 8 years or more. You may need to format the hard drive again and reinstall your OS (windows XP).
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  6. Your IDE ribbon cable is bad.
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