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Can I use a WD1600 as slave drive and Maxtor 6Y200P0 as master? If I can what are setting on Wd1600.

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You just need to put a jumper on the pins on the side of the hard drive that is marked on the label to SLAVE, then connect it to the ribbon and power.

See document below for extra help:

http://www.seagate.com/ww/v/index.jsp?locale=en-US&name=ata_jumper_settings&vgnextoid=cbc974850ce0e010VgnVCM100000dd04090aRCRD

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I wish to us a WD1600 (caviar) hard drive fopr extra storage in my pc the drive came from my old PC there are eight pins to choose from. Where do I place the jumper?


Well, if this hard drive is SATA and looks like this:
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However, if it's IDE, which looks like this:
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You will need to move the pins to the "Slave" setting, and on Western Digital drives it is one set of vertical pins going away from the 4 pin power input, the above picture is set for Slave mode, and can be used as a reference.

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Hello!
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