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Maxtor 52049U4 20GB hard drive jumper settings

I have the above Maxtor hard drive and the bios shows no primary master hard drive. I want to check my jumper settings. How should they be configured?

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  • Anonymous Nov 15, 2007

    There is no diagram on the hard drive showing jumper info.

  • Maxtor2 Nov 26, 2007

    It's set for J50. I have one hard drive so that sounds right. Could the cable be plugged into the Ultra66 controller card in the wrong slot? There are two connectors on the controller card.

    I also have a problem installing drivers for "PCI Mass Storage Controller." Could this be the reason why?

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    Do I place jumper ad master on hard drive if running two drives and using it as operating system

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There should be a diagram showing how you should set the jumper. Set it according to what you want it to be and it should begin to should up. You can set it as Master, Slave, or Cable Select.

Posted on Nov 12, 2007

  • Ryan Wilson
    Ryan Wilson Nov 26, 2007

    JUMPER DESIGNATION
    |J50|J48|J46|J44|J42|
    +-------------------------------------+---+---+---+---+---+
    | Master/Slave | | | | | |
    | Only Drive in single drive system* | J | | | | |
    | Master in a dual drive system* | J | | | | |
    | Slave in a dual drive system | 0 | | | | |
    +-------------------------------------+---+---+---+---+---+
    | Cable Select | | | | | |
    | Disabled* | | O | | | |
    | Enabled | | J | | | |
    +-------------------------------------+---+---+---+---+---+
    | 4092 Cylinder Limitation | | | | | |
    | Disabled* | | | O | | |
    | Enabled | | | J | | |
    +-------------------------------------+---+---+---+---+---+
    | Factory Reserved | | | | O | |
    +-------------------------------------+---+---+---+---+---+
    | Factory Reserved | | | | | O |
    +-------------------------------------+---+---+---+---+---+
    J=Jumpered O=Open *=Default

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