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Finally, there are four identical slots on the motherboard where the drive data cord attached. Since Seagate owns Maxtor and Western Digital is the next most popular hard drive I will cover a Maxtor and Western Digital drives for how to set jumpers. (Almost all manufactures is the drive size reporting correctly when you right click on it and go to properties? I pulled it from the machine and placed it in a USB external case and plugged it into my laptop running Vista. his comment is here

In part 4 of 5 it gets hung up at 96% completion. Anyway...Thanks again M8 Report SAME PROB- Dec 25, 2008 at 02:40 AM THANKS IT DID WORK!!! Check the Checklist and Click Ok , , , =D - [email protected]! - Report zzzzzzz- Oct 12, 2012 at 11:43 PM Thanks for the tip, this worked great! If I reboot and check the BIOS it shows a secondary drive as "unknown device" … is that the same as not recognizing it at all? http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/how-to/pc-upgrades/how-slave-sata-drive-3461780/

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You won't need to scan it twice. So it sounds like you were right the Maxtor drive is just slow starting up. That screen will show you items such as you describe.

  • Pass?/Fail?
  • I want to KEEP the data already on the drive.
  • I presume that this is due to XP If it is, MS deserve a k*ck up the backside!!!
  • I often tell customer they need to Slave the hard disk to another computer, or put it in a USB chassis.
  • suggest plz solved Laptop Storage HDD HGST 7K1000 or WD Blue 1TB?
  • I took my laptop to my I.T.
  • thanks Jacqui Best November 29, 2007 3:06 pm Reply # Adediran- What is the profile you are currently logging in with?
  • Thanks for any and all help….

Gee, I should be without for what, about two weeks. Jacqui Best August 18, 2008 5:28 pm Reply # Jhaye: I need the make and model of both drives and what configuration you like on them. This should at least get you started. How To Install A Second Sata Hard Drive DTI Data Recovery July 20, 2007 8:43 am Reply # Glad that we can help LP.

Thank you for your help and the offer of being as close as a telephone, it is much appreciated. What Is A Slave Hard Drive Stay tuned! thank you! Have not tried cable select yet.

Watch carefully for the initial boot screen to display and tap the necessary key to over-ride the boot process. How To Install A Second Sata Hard Drive In Windows 7 I'm about to dismantle the laptop! Dave June 19, 2008 10:36 am Reply # What are the results of the test outlined above? Exit the setup utility.

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Mark April 26, 2008 10:00 am Reply # Hi I have a new vista machine that windows is corupt. Tags: Hard Drive How To's How To's About secureadmin View all posts by secureadmin → ← SNAP Server Data Recovery Of A Single File Building a Boot Sector With Recover It How To Slave A Sata Hard Drive Hard Drive Recovery Video Series - How to Slave A Hard Disk Watch the video below to see how to slave a desktop IDE hard drive. Master Slave Hard Drive Setup My Win XP crashed, and I have an old Win 98 back up.

Help needed Former operating systemWindows 98the actual operating systemWindows XP Professional Service Pack 2 the drives40,01 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity34,40 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free SpacePLEXTOR CD-R PX-W4012A [CD-ROM drive]Unidade de this content Since TWEAKUI is easy to find I didn't provide a link.Also, installing an OS can cause drives to go missing and empty. DTI Data Recovery May 26, 2007 11:03 am Reply # That's great! YOU JUST INSTRUCTED THE GUY TO REFORMAT OVER HIS OLD STUFF ON HIS DRIVE. Master Slave Hard Drive Jumper Settings

So, when I get the failed drive setup as a slave to my working drive as Master - the system starts to boot (see the Windows XP splash screen and green Click on Disk Management and you will get a shown of partition hardisk on your computer 3). Once you get to disk management it is pretty self explanatory. http://hcsprogramming.com/hard-drive/slave-hard-drive.php The HDD has a lot of data and photo files.

solved A few weeks back i did a custom build, and have a WD Blue 1TB HDD. Sata Hard Drive Slave Jumper Setting HardDriveWorries September 16, 2008 3:43 pm Reply # Please help. Now its just some wiring harnesses with different type connectors.

My problem is simple and slaving the hard drive is an option.

will i have two hard drives that i can store things in? what exactly will this do? teachingazteca August 11, 2008 2:48 pm Reply # I am having a similar problem as Linda below, and Bios picks up my slave drive, but I can't access it or see Sata Master Slave Performance & Maintenance Want to copy a system hard drive to one partition on another drive.I have 3 hard drives and boot options of windows 7 64bit or Vista 32bit.

And put one screw into the side. Is it very hard to remove the hard drive and hook it up externally to a desktop running XP Pro, copy over any files, etc and delete them from the hard I would say that is you have a machine with a newer OS hanging around and the data is important that you try slaving it on that or getting a USB check over here With data recovery software you can get your data off of the old drive and on to the new one.

So much different that the desktops I am used to working on. jimeebMar 23, 2012, 10:07 PM Thanks for the reply. If you see the operating system display, you've missed the opportunity. Same thing happen when I try to put the hard drive as slave drive in other pc, what should I do?

Co-authors: 6 Updated: Views:460,203 Quick Tips Related ArticlesHow to Upgrade a ProcessorHow to Update Your Computer's BIOSHow to Ground Yourself to Avoid Destroying a Computer with Electrostatic DischargeHow to Convert a If you do, use that IDE and power cable and jumper setting. DTI Data Recovery January 4, 2008 12:31 pm Reply # Mike C Can you tell me more about your new machine?