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I want to convert a external 300gb ide hd into a secondary (drive d:)internal drive on my lenovo m52 but it does not recognize the drive what do I do


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Is the externall hdd out its externall case and have you set the jumper to for slave if so try setting them on the hdd and second hdd to cable select as if i remeber correctly it works of its set that way alsow are you 100% that the hdd is working? well give that a try hope this helps
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