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12.7 GB Quantum Bigfoot

I'd like to use old drive in newer computer as a storage drive - how do I set the jumper settings on a older drive like the 12.7 GB I have that I need files off of

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Re: 12.7 GB Quantum Bigfoot

Assuming your drive is not a SCCI set the master to master and set this drive to slave....normally those settings are on the drive itself.

Fairly simple if you have a pin jumper, a big magnifying glass and small fingers....tweezers work best. Hope it helps...Tango

Posted on Jan 25, 2008

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