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Dell Dimension 5000 Desktop

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I am installing a replacement Sata Hdd and cannot find the drivers anywhere to install it can you please help?

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Jay

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    Thanks matt

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You don't need drivers for a hard drive! Just plug it in and it will be recognised by the BIOS.

The only thing you will need to do is make sure you designate it as a primary or slave drive - whatever the old drive was set to. On the back there is what looks like an eight pin plug, with a jumper across two of the pins. Depending which pins are connected will change the drive designation. There is usually a sticker next to them telling you which to connect for primary and slave.

Matt

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