Having problems with your Gateway GT5694 Desktop Computer ?

I am replacing my hard drive (Gateway GT5694) since the original crashed. I didn't realize the replacement would have a jumper to install and therefor didn't look at the original close enough to see if it had a jumper setting on it to mimic...is there a reference here I could look at to find out where to set the new hard drive's jumper?


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The new hard drive should be set to master drive, if not just make sure the jumper is in the master slot. A small diagram should be on the hard drive. Then make sure you connect the hard drive to the end ribbon cable connector.
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