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TKitty

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I just bought a new 400GB Seagate internal hardrive. It comes with the disk copy software to move everything from your old hard drive to the new one - which it did beautifully. However, I moved the jumper on the Seagate to Master and placed it on the IDE cable in the primary position and it still shows the drive as the Slave. It will not budge. I removed the old hd, changed the jumpers on the new one, moved it on the cable and when I boot & go into the Bios, it shows it as the Slave. I disable Slave & try to auto detect the Master & it won't show up. What m I missing here? I also checked the boot.ini and it correct :whistling:
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is it a cable select cable? if it is the 40pin 80 conductor ( ie ata66/100/133 ) then it is. try moving drive to the end of the cable... also set the drive to cable select.
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Sorry, cable select doesn't work either - still shows as a slave drive
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Sorry, cable select doesn't work either - still shows as a slave drive



Do you have it on the end of the cable? If you have it on the middle one that is the slave setting..... Also is your cable have colored ends? the blue end is the one that plugs into the motherboard
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