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I have a westerndigital HD(WD2500JS). This HD is suppose to be a 250G HD but I'm only getting 8G. There are no jumpers currentl installed. I'm thinking I should have one installed but I'm not sure where. Any suggestions?

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Unplug your computer.
On the end of the disk-drive, there is three-by-two grid of gold pins, labelled MA(ster), SL(ave), and C(able)S(elect). Move the jumper to the 'CS' position.

Start your computer.
Press DEL to enter BIOS SETUP.
Use "auto detect IDE drives", and the 160GB drive should be recognized.

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