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Slave harddrive jumper settings

I need to know what the jumper settings are for a Maxtor harddrive. I want to make it a slave in another system. I just need to know where the jumpers need to be placed

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    Tim Babcock May 11, 2010

    Do you know the model of the hard drive?



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Usualy its just one jumper if no jumper on maxtors becomes slave. jumper on 50 is master. if u use cable select.. on same ide another device must also be cable select.
if one is master other is slave on same ide.

Posted on Aug 01, 2008

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1.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwbboeMO7b8&feature=related
2.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4inX3nC6M1E&feature=related
3.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KtEcwRqzeVo&feature=related

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