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Jumper Positions on the TOS MK4026GAX drive

I need to try and slave this little drive on a desktop (minitower) PC; but I can't figure out which jumper position is best. No matter how I jumper it; the primary drive won't boot into Windows. The drive circuit board isn't labeled for using jumpers (naturally), so I've been doing the "trial and error" method.

Any help is appreciated. Thanks.

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  • Jim Golec Dec 15, 2007

    Thanks for replying, Lolita.



    The primary drive is actually jumpered for Cable Select. If I set it to Master, would that make any difference? I'm also wondering which set of pins to use on the laptop's Hard Drive. I'm presuming that either would work; since the BIOS detects both drives at this point.

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Hello,
Check the primary drive. Maybe the jumper for that is set to master/SINGLE drive. You need to change it to accept a slave drive alongside it.
Let me know if this helps.

Thanks,
Lolita

Posted on Dec 14, 2007

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