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See this link for installing an IDE hard drive:

http://freepctech.com/pc/001/installing_ide_devices.shtml

Click on this link or copy and paste the complete link into your browser.

If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.

Thanks, Joe

Posted on Nov 11, 2010

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Connect the ATA IDE to MB primary master IDE port.
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Second boot device would be [DVD/CD-ROM] drive. This should be connected to the MB's secondary IDE port & the DVD/CD-ROM drives Master/Slave jumper, set to Master.
Third boot device [ATA IDE drive]
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I dont quite get how you've got them connected so I'll tell you how I'd do it.

First of all, it is kind of standard to put the primary drive at the end of the cable but it doesnt really matter. I go with what ever physically works best.

Connect your 2 IDE devices to the same IDE channel (cable) unless you have 2 IDE channels then put each on their own channel or cable. Make sure you are using 60 conductor cables for each.

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Set the dvd's jumper to slave.
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The following is the ideal set up
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