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Have maxtor 40gb hd want to add 2nd WD hd in DEll dim8200

\015 I want add a second hard drive to my computer which is a dell dimension 8200 it has a maxtor 40gb i want to add western digital 80gb.can you explain to me the proper procedure to do this and how to set jumpers\015

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(if both drives on the same cable):
\015\012 Your boot drive goes at the end of the primary data cable.
\015\012Your second drive goes on the middle connection of the same cable.
\015\012 The red stripe on the data cable needs to be closest to the power connection (red stripe to pin 1).
\015\012 The jumper on the boot drive set to master.
\015\012 The jumper on the second drive set to slave.
\015\012 Look in the BIOS to make sure it sees both harddrives.
\015\012Boot the system.. it will need to be partitioned and formatted if not already..
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