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Western digital caviar ide drive jumper settings master

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The jumper settings are on the label or just above the jumpers on the end of the drive

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Hi,

Apparently you have tried most if not all of the basic install procedures.

If and when you connected it as a secondary or slave to a working/booting PC, was it auto detected at the CMOS/BIOS stage? If yes, then perhaps it is a partitioning/formatiing issue, if not then chances are that it is a hardware problem and the drive is dead.

Alternately, you can try using an external SATA/IDE Interface to USB such as a VANTEC CB-ISATAU2 SATA/IDE to USB 2.0 Adapter or any comparable product. This would provide the SATA/IDE connections to your new hard drive as well as a USB cord to your PC's USB port.

Hope this be of help/idea. Pls post back how things turned out or should you need additional information.

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Posted on Jan 14, 2008

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SOURCE: my western digital wd800bb caviar, has no label

Set the jumper like this for a secondary hard drive...

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Posted on Jul 09, 2010

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SOURCE: I have a Western Digital

You can refer to this:

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Posted on Oct 27, 2010

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SOURCE: jumper settings

check this official web of western digital...
http://www.wdc.com/en/products/legacy/Legacy.asp?Model=WD400EB

Posted on Feb 26, 2011

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SOURCE: what kind of master/slave used

Hi

The WD schematic diagrams here should tell you everything you need to know:

http://www.wdc.com/en/library/eide/2579-001037.pdf

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