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How to set master, slave settings in sata hdd

I got 2 hdd and i want one as master and other as slave . so , plse tell is there any need to change the bios settings or any other adjustments. for this./.........

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Hi,

In first HDD put the jumper in first vertical pair of pins from power socket side, it will become master and second HDD put jumper in second vertical pair of pins from power socket side it will become slave.

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