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Posted 13 May 2016 - 07:17 PM
Posted 13 May 2016 - 07:36 PM
Either your hard drive has gone bad or you didn't connect it right. If there's only one drive on the cable it should be set for master or the automatic determination (I forget what this option is called because I haven't fooled with an IDE drive in several years).
Make regular full system backups or you'll be sorry sooner or later.
Posted 13 May 2016 - 08:26 PM
ide master slave but after bios
Posted 14 May 2016 - 10:26 AM
Posted 14 May 2016 - 11:31 PM
Posted 15 May 2016 - 08:26 AM
Back in the dark ages (over 20 years ago), all of the connectors on an IDE cable were the same color and drives had to be jumpered as either master or slave. On newer systems, the connectors are blue (for the system board), black (for the master), and gray (for the slave) with the drives jumpered as CS (Cable Select) because the black and gray connectors are actually different. If you jumper a drive as master or slave and use a cable select cable, the PC gets confused about what is what.
Check and fix that as necessary.
On the other hand, if that drive came from a different PC, it probably won't boot anyway. Is there some reason you still want to use the preview?
Posted 15 May 2016 - 08:38 PM
If you jumper a drive as master or slave and use a cable select cable, the PC gets confused about what is what.
Posted 15 May 2016 - 10:16 PM
According to the article:
-- HD can be jumpered as as Master or Auto Select
-- CD-ROM, if on the same IDE cable, best if it can be jumpered as Slave
-- HD should be on end of IDE cable, with CD-ROM on the middle connector of IDE cable
I hope the above article applies to your particular HD/IDE situation.
Edited by RolandJS, 15 May 2016 - 10:19 PM.
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Posted 16 May 2016 - 12:20 AM
Posted 16 May 2016 - 06:41 AM
If you jumper a drive (CD or HDD) as slave and then connect it to the master (black) connector of an 80 pin IDE cable, it, depending on the exact model of the device, will be confused by the contradicting positions it is being told to occupy. It is most common with CD/DVD drives; but, I have seen hundreds of PC's where someone had added a second CD/DVD, religiously done their master slave jumpers on a cable select cable only to find one or both were flakey and the fix was to set both for CS.
One of my data recovery PC's has the CD as the master and the booting hard disk as the slave so I could free up the SATA controllers for sick drives. I did that because it was the only way to get the CS cable to fit neatly and have never had a problem. I have never once seen a PC which had a problem booting from a slave device except when another boot drive was connected as the master and easily fixed that by removing the boot flag from the drive's partition table.
Short and simple, that article is wrong.
Here is a better listing of the UDMA pinout and what happens:
Posted 16 May 2016 - 05:41 PM
Geez does Win10 even support IDE?
See if the HDD boots with the ODD removed. Sometimes ODDs got a bit wonky with IDE especially early controllers.
Also on your system is there one (primary) or two (secondary) IDE controllers?
Posted 17 May 2016 - 10:07 AM
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