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It stopped working with no warning

Maxtor 80 GB in primary slave mode stopped working suddenly
20GB master works in another computer.

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For Maxtor DiamondMax Plus 9 80 GB Hard Drive It stopped working with no warning. tried with cable select, but its not visible on my pc

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Try switching the jumpers to cable select

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if you have existing hdd on your system.. set for Primary master and the second set to Secondary primary Master.or you can do the main hdd is primaray then the second hdd is default it will be automatic goes to secondary primary.

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Hi,

Two thing,

First, never use a Maxtor HDD as a slave to a CDROM/DVD, doesn't work and tends to cause stability issues. So try swapping the jumper on the CD/DVD to slave and setting the Maxtor to Master, this should get it working.

Second, if it is showing up as 33GB, you have the Jumpers set to limit capacity(designed to avoid troubles on older systems. If this is the case, you likely have a single jumper in the center row of pins between the power and data cables. If it only works as master at the moment, then you likely have the neter row(limit size pins) and the one closest to the data cable(Master Pin) both plugged in.

Change your DVD/CD to slave, remove the limiting jumper and ensure the Master jumper is installed on the Maxtor, then be sure the end connector on the ATA(likely marked master) is plugged into the Maxtor and the middle connector(Slave) is plugged into the DVD/CD, this should have you all fixed up.


Hope this helps FixYa,

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First please check the Master/Slave connector at the connector side of Hard disk and install the jumper to Master or cable slect and if problem persist then you should have to update the Bios

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setup the first drive as slave ( sometimes No Jumper ) then the furthest away drive as Master.
If this fails, and you have 2 IDE Slots on the motherboard. ( Primary/Secondary ) Put 1 drive on primary as Slave. And DVD Rom As Master ( same Cable ) Then put second drive On Secondary IDE Slot. ( Set As Master Or Slave )
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