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#1 gary681

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Posted 02 November 2007 - 09:35 PM

I have installed my new harddrive and works fine, but i dont know where to put my jumpers on my secondary harddrive(old hd). is there a website or does someone know if i should change the jumpers on my new one,or put jumpers on my old one also? thanks for any help...Gary hp dv8225nr

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Posted 02 November 2007 - 09:42 PM

The best place to use is the manufacturer of the old hard drives web site. Some hard drives have the information on the label of the drive, so checking the hard drive might have the information that you need. New ide drives typically are factory setup to use the cable select position, however some setups seem to work better with the Master/Slave setup. If the new drive is working fine on CS, set the old ide drive to cable select. Here is full information about Cable Select, read it if you dare>
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**WARNING** Links I provide might cause brain damage

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Posted 03 November 2007 - 06:18 AM

That link provided re Cable Select is about 5 years old and was written when the 40-pin, 40-wire cables were still in common use.

Such is not the case now...

We sometimes tend to forget that many of the references on the Web...were written before technological advances, which is why I often look for the date a given article/review/whatever was posted/prepared.

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