Ya, the SATA needs to be the master and the IDE hdd the slave. (I had gotten corruption errors on the slave when it was a master in an OLD computer. Finally slaved it and scanned it. Got a bunch of trogans. Then I went though and deleted all I could, going though each file and malticulously saving to the master anything I wanted to keep. Now I want to use it as a back up.)
lol This old IDE hdd doesn't have the sticker that tells you where to put the jumper.
I'm not sure it's possible to not have the hdd in the middle, since the hdds are suppost to sit below the cd/dvd drives.