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Second Hard Drive installation problems

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#1 Hatebreed


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Posted 22 June 2011 - 09:37 PM

Hey everyone, noob here looking for help.
I am installing a second hard drive into my friends HP DV8000 laptop. There are two bays in the laptop for 2.5" PATA drives. The first drive (Fujitsu 100GB) has Windows XP Home installed on it already. It had a jumper from the factory, set on "Cable Select."
I have installed a 250GB WD Scorpio (storage drive) in the second bay. The BIOS recognizes the new WD but does not show the original Fujitsu. I took off the jumper on the Fujitsu and put it in the slave spot on the WD. This still shows the WD as the only drive in the BIOS.
Any thoughts on what to do would be greatly appreciated.

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#2 hamluis



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Posted 23 June 2011 - 08:00 AM

When using Cable Select...the jumpers for both drives must reflect that setting.

It's not clear to me that you had CS enabled on the second drive.


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Posted 23 June 2011 - 08:16 AM

Read This

It should explain everything.

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