Question about Western Digital Computers & Internet
Computer is dead. I would like to copy files on my Western Digital (WD400BB) 40GB hard drive using my Windows 7 laptop. What interface and power cables do I need? The hard drive has no jumpers attached, do I need to set a jumper for my laptop to recognize the hard drive?
Your best bet would be to goto ebay and buy a kit which turns your hardrive into an external drive ..... determine what kind of hard drive it is and buy a kit .... ide or sata etc either way you will need to buy the coverter
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: maxtor 40gb hard drive as master
Hi, Below is an image of a Maxtor 3.5 HD settings as shown on the actual HD. If you are connecting 2 of them in a single IDE flat cable/strip, one must be master and the other must be slave. Jumper settings on the left is for master, the second is for slave. Hope this be of some help/idea. Post back how things turn up or should you need further information. Good luck and kind regards.
Posted on Sep 16, 2007
SOURCE: western digital hard drive
I have a WD800BB.
Jumper settings starting closest to the power connector.
CS for Cable Select
SL for Slave
MA for Master
The last two position are not marked.
Hope that helps.
Posted on Mar 19, 2008
Not sure how to help without knowing what hardware you're using to read the drives.
But here are a couple of links from WD that may prove helpful...here and here.or here.
I'd look for something similar on the support site for your device.
I hope this information allows you to resolve this issue. If you need further assistance, please post back with a comment to this thread.
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Posted on Jun 15, 2009
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