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I have a 60GB ATA/133 HDD How do I set it up for an AMD K-7 motherboard (jumpers would be for master hard drive

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WHAT hard disk brand?
is your HDD a slim type? or the strandard


for hitachi, ibm, exeltor brand
change your jumpers to........ LIMIT CAPACITY probably 40gb reading.....

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