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How do you pin a maxtor 40 gig hard drive? I want toi jumper it so it runs continuus withe the 40 gig hard drive I have with a operating system or how do I have two operating systems in the same computer I want to put information in it and use it in the same computer.


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If you just want to add an additional hard drive, you need a master with the operating system & the additional drive as a slave. So the jumper on the HD should be set on S on the additional drive; CS cable select may also work, but not 2 masters. I don't know if that answers your question.
If you are using the older style hard drive, the main drive will be the master and the other the slave. The master has the pin up and down in the middle position and the slave should be the second to the last on the right when looking at it from the back. There should also be a diagram on the top of it. Double check me though, just going by memory. I know you are aware but.....make sure the computer is off and don't forget to plug in the power plug. The computer should "find" it on boot up and give it a name, probably D or E.

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