I am adding a slave hard drive. Do I need to add a jumper to my existing master fujita model mpf3102at hard drive at the slave present position. I would then have jumpers at the master position and the slave present position.
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If these drives are IDE deives then check the jumper settings on these drives. The jumper setting for master (MA) and Slave (SL) If one of these drives is on the same data cable as the hard drive the the jumper setting for this drive MUST be set to Slave (SL) because the hard drive will be jumpered as Master (MA). If both of the drives are on the same data cable and the data cable is plugged into the second IDE controller then one of the drives MUST be jumpered as Master drive and the other as Slave drive.
I assume you are trying to add a slave drive to a Dell DESKTOP? If so, is it an IDE drive (standard hard drive). To that you will find a jumper plug, usually beside where the cable plugs in but sometimes on the opposite side. The jumper options are usually listed on the drive but what you will need to do is place the jumper plug in the slave slot. You will also need to move the jumper plug on the original hard drive to the master slot. That always seems to work the best for me. However, you can try adding plugging the slave drive into the next open slot on the IDE cable, which is already plugged into the original hard drive. If you get lucky it may automatically recognize the new drive as the slave. You may need to setup/configure the BIOS to set the master and slave drives. To check BIOS setting, hold F2 or F10 when you turn on/boot the PC.
You can change the jumper settings near to the data cable port to change the master slave settings on most of the HDDs. Most probably you can see the labels near tot he jumpers itself to change the master slave settings. You can see the below picture for reference.. please set that according to the label near to the jumper pins..
Decide which hard drive will be the startup (master) drive. If this drive was the startup drive previously, or if it's a new hard drive, then the master drive designation will already be set.
To change the designation of a new drive to be a slave drive, skip to step 4.
To change the designation of an existing drive to be a slave drive: Turn off the computer, unplug the power cord, remove the drive from its drive bay, and disconnect the drive from its power cord and ribbon cable.
Check the hard drive documentation or the label on the drive itself for master/slave jumper settings.
Find the jumpers on the circuit board of the drive. Jumpers are plastic plugs with metal sleeves that form a circuit between a pair of pins. Jumper locations are labeled on the board with a J followed by a number (such as J20).
Use tweezers or very small pliers to remove or reposition the jumpers to the configuration shown in the documentation or on the disk label.
Install (or reinstall) the hard drive in the computer. (See "How to Install a Second Hard Drive.")
There is a little jumper block on the rear of a DVD. by IDE connector. on the case above there will be a Table marked . Master: Slave: CS.
Now, you must set the jumper as to your drive's position. IE: Master or Slave, Master is on the plug at the END of the ribbon, the Slave is on the "Other" one. Accordingly the Master has the Master Jumper ON, the Slave the Slave Jumper ON. CS is Cable Select. It isn't all that used.
if you want to boot from this drive, please set the jumper to the master position.
if this drive is for additional storage, please set the jumper to slave. and make sure 1st hard drive is set to master.
if this is the only drive in the system, please set the jumper to single or remove the jumper.
there will be a chart telling you which pins are for which setting in the jumper area, which is between the data plug and the power plug on the back of your HDD.
main thing that will cause drives to not work is 2 jumpers on the same cable and they both are set to the same thng.. i.e. master/master or slave/slave. also, if one is set to single drive it will likely bypass the slave drive.
That depends upon the IDE cable you are attaching the CD ROM to.
There are two IDE cables attached to the motherboard, on IDE 1 connector/cable will be your boot hard drive (C drive) and this will be jumpered to Master and you can attach the CD ROM drive to this cable and set the jumper on the CD drive as Slave.
On IDE 2 connector/cable if there are no drives attached to this cable then the CD ROM drive can be jumpered as Master or Slave..
If there is another drive on the same IDE 2 cable then look at the jumper on that drive, if it is jumpered to Master then the CD drive needs to be jumpered to Slave. If the existing drive is jumpered as Slave then the CD drive needs to be jumpered as Master.
Both drives on the same IDE cable cannot be jumpered with the same setting.
I am assuming IDE not SATA ? did you set the jumpers on the drives themselves? the seagate 80 to master the 20 to slave. The jumpers are on the front of the drives next to the connectors. Next connect to the motherboad behind the master drive or seperately on a 2nd IDE connector. If you are connecting both with one cable make sure the master is added to connector at the end of the cable.