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We trying to instal the maxtor to the mac. but it wont save . keep saying it has to be modified.

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To start with im not a Mac person ,
but make sure you have the jumpers set to either, slave,master or cable select,

if you already have a drive in the mac, it will be the master, so set the other to slave.

hope this helps you
Terry

Posted on Apr 02, 2008

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