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Western Digital 80gb HDD Fails when installing OS

\015 I have a western digital 80gb HDD that fails when I try to install as main drive in a PowerSpec 6244 computer but works fine as slave drive or installed into external drive casing and installed as USB PnP device. Is the drive dying? Am I doing something wrong?\015

Answers :

Check the jumper on the drive. It should plugged into the pins indicating CS (cable select). Since it works as a slave the jumper is set to slave. Your drive should be fine after this.
Try changing the jumper settings to make it the Master instead of the slave drive
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