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How to install second internal hard drive

\015 The primary internal hard drive is hooked up to motherboard with sata cable and has no master/slave setting that i can see, the new hard drive will be hooked up with a eide cable , do i use the same eide cable that is already hooked up to the dvd drive ? and how do i set the jumper on the new internal hard drive?\015

Answers :

Yes, you can use, Please see label attached to the harddrive for a jumper setting to become primary harddrive.
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\015\012in the DVD rom there's also a label on it. but the most common setting is slave is in the center.
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\015\012C S M -
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\015\012c-cable select
\015\012s-Slave
\015\012M- Master
\015\012the jumper is set to center to become a slave.
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\015\012the hard drive is should be a master
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\015\012connecting to the other end of the IDE cable.
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\015\012HDD-should be a master
\015\012DVD rom-Should be a slave
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\015\012Hope this help.
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