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Re: installing hard drive on this model
Sure why not.
You,ll need a ribbon cable also 40 or 80 strand IDE Cable. to connect from hard-drive to Motherboard. If you have an existing connector already in. this should be In IDE 1 Or Primary slot ( on motherboard ) there should also be a secondary IDE Slot.
connect ribbon to IDE 2 Or secondary slot, and to hard-drive.
ensure the jumper on the hard-drive is set to Slave Or Master, if your running another device from that same cable, set to Master/Slave alternate to hard Drive.
Good luck and go for It.
Power Off first.
Motherboards are,nt too happy about Static.
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The model number you are referencing is an 1TB Internal SATA Hard Drive and does not require drivers to install and function. Did you install it in a external drive enclosure? Can you explain better what you are trying to do?
hard drive is missing from the system. Or, just does not recognize it.
obvious - Remove any USB devices like drives and any media from disc player.
Its trying to load, but can't find bootable hard drive, CD, or USB...
the hard drive and reseat (reconnect). Check BIOS by pressing an F key during
boot. Look on the screen for correct Function key. Might be F2 key. Verify
BIOS recognizes the drive. It must be listed! There is no going forward if
it's not. Check boot order and make internal hard drive first. Save and
There's no place in a notebook where you can install an extra hard drive. There isn't room. You can replace the hard drive with a higher-capacity one. Or you can get a USB external drive. I personally like the external drive idea since it gives unlimited capacity.
There are several extra bays internal. You need proper data/and power cables, possibly a "Y" splitter to give you access to an additional power tap. Also about 4 small machine mounting screws and or spacer shims if the HD is smaller than the available bay. The HD does not necessarily need to be mounted through the front bt the 5000 has removable bezels that exposed the xtra bays.
make sure you pc is turned off before you start. To add additional internal hard drive you will need to get SATA hard drive. when you open up your pc there will be a slot to put it in. on the new hard drive there will a display with shows you how to make that hard drive a slave. move the little thing to the right place and plug it in. when you restart it should read it .
hello, if you are adding an extra hard drive for space make sure to change the teeny jumper to the proper pins next to the connection slots on the hard drive. the jumper makes your hard drive work as a slave (extra drive) or a master (main drive). if you have a main drive allready on your comp and you dont switch the jumper the slave position the computer will not recognize it becuase of the new hard drives jumper being in the master position or pin connector.
if your installing it as a 2nd master drive you need to use your extra hard drive slot on the mother board for this to work as a secound master then you need the jumper in the master pin slot. there is a small diagram on to the hard drive info label it looks like pins and it shows you where to locate or place the jumper for either master or slave.
for a slave drive once you have placed the jumper properly then you can instal it on the same cable with the main. look at the cable it will have a main and a slave small label printon the connector or if you prefer you can use the 2nd hard drive cable on the secound slot on the mother board turn on your comp if you are going for a extra hard drive the comp should recognize it if the jumper is properly placed. when your comp is running you can check by going into (computer) and it should be there as a new drive letter
after this you may need to format the drive for use. you right click on the hard drive letter and choose format drive
Install first the media center on the primary harddrive with master jumpered.. when everything is working fine... then proceed to the next harddrive. Set its jumper to slave not cable select and install xp pro, it ask you for an option to have dual boot then select the location of windows to be installed...