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How do i install seagate st3500320as 500 gb sata internal hard disk on a msi 845pe max2 series motherboard. i have installed the hard disk, but it is not detected. presently i have a 40 gb ide hard disk with windows xp os

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That model of system board does not have SATA connectors. i suspect you have a regular ATA disk (connected with a flat cable), which has to be configured as master or slave if it's on the same flat cable as another device (disk or CD/DVD). best is to dismount the disk again, because the jumper config is described on the disk's label. make sure that the disk that carries your OS is set as master and the new disk as slave. note that this jumper setting may differ from one manufacturer to another.

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Ther are jumpers betwwin the data cable and power cable of hard disk...ur 40gb hard disk will be on primary...if u are attaching ur hard on same cable u should put jumper on Secondry

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