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Samsung 80 gb Hard Disk Un allocated

3 Times I got the same problem. I am using 80 gb hdd as master and another 40 gb samsung as slave. I tried another sata hdd to instal by removing 80 gb hdd. After finished sata installation when again I tried to start pc using 80 gb as master it couldnt start. by making its a slave when i tried by another hdd then at Computer management of 2000 server i saw the harddisk has no singnature. then i ensure singnature but no partition. then i shall have to make new partition and lost all the data. Before this 2 times i faced the same problem. Samsung dealter replace hdd with new one but i had to lost my valuable data. And at my office i am still using 80 gb samsumg as 32 gb. the pc is pentium 3 500 mhz HP. Now I am afraid to Samsung Hdd.

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All ways best to used new cables (sata/Ide) I like to set jumpers on the HD's never cable select. Also try installing one harddrive at a time. Second make sure in bios is set to boot from main HD.

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