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Jumper settings current backup hd has jumper on top/bottom of #1 pinm abd jumper from top of #2 to top of #3, had been working as backup to c: drive, I want to make it as master. Where can I find a pictiure of settings, there are no markings on the front or back of case? bb pic of jumper set

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Check Maxtor's web site, or simply this one:

http://eshop.macsales.com/Tech/manuals/idehdsettings/Maxtor72.pdf

It depends on your jumper style (see diagram in pdf above), but generally it will be the first column you want to jumper to select the drive as master.

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If you look on the top of the hard drive you will see a diagram of the positions you need, master setting is nearest the IDE connector.


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I'm sure if you have another type (Seagate,etc.) they will have setting's on their web-site.
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If you look on the top of the hard drive you will see a diagram of the positions you need, master setting is nearest the IDE connector.


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