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How to install an internal hard Drive


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Pretty good, but I need to see the Disk Management display... :whistling: Click on "Disk Management" in the left pane and post another screenshot.

Edited by wannabe1, 13 August 2006 - 12:13 PM.

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Pretty good, but I need to see the Disk Management display... :whistling: Click on "Disk Management" in the left pane and post another screenshot.


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It would appear that your new drive is being recognized as a cd-rom and is set as a Primary rather than a slave. This could be either connectors or jumper positions.

Did you set the jumpers on the rear of the drive to the slave position? Is the drive connected to the center connector of the ribbon?
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It would appear that your new drive is being recognized as a cd-rom and is set as a Primary rather than a slave. This could be either connectors or jumper positions.

Did you set the jumpers on the rear of the drive to the slave position? Is the drive connected to the center connector of the ribbon?

Hi wannabe1
Thanks for replying again I installed it as per instructions from the manual as the slave so I dont know what has happened can you help me set it up correctly I can go onto the other computer and post to you and open up my dell and have a look and could you walk me threw this please am really grateful Thanks again i'll wait for your reply. :whistling:

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I'm not sure of the exact model of your harddrive...take a look at the image below. Does this look like your drive? If yes, are the jumpers set to "Slave" as shown?
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I'm not sure of the exact model of your harddrive...take a look at the image below. Does this look like your drive? If yes, are the jumpers set to "Slave" as shown?
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Hi wannabe1
I followed this part in the manual to set the drive to slave hard drive set jumpers across terminals A-B and C-D it an hitachi deskstar this is how it looks G E C A
H F D B
I hope this helps thanks again

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That should be correct.

Is it connected to the center connector on the IDE cable?
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That should be correct.

Is it connected to the center connector on the IDE cable?

Hi wannabe1
I have just checked the and yes its plugged in but it is more two the left than the centre as connecter is shaped. I have left it open just now and I am posting from the other computer so I can post back to you. Thanks again your the greatest

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Looking at the cable below, notice that there are 3 connectors on it...a blue one, a black one, and a white one. If your cable is similar, what you need is for the blue connector to be connected to the motherboard, and the white (or center) connector to the new HDD. The black connector should not be connected.
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Looking at the cable below, notice that there are 3 connectors on it...a blue one, a black one, and a white one. If your cable is similar, what you need is for the blue connector to be connected to the motherboard, and the white (or center) connector to the new HDD. The black connector should not be connected.
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Hi wannabe1
I had the black connecter in the back of the drive I have now changed it to the white one what should I do now. Thanks again

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Power the machine up and post me another screenshot of the Disk Management window as you did before.
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Power the machine up and post me another screenshot of the Disk Management window as you did before.

Hi wannabe1
I going power the dell up now and post you back with the screen shot in a few minutes Thanks again

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Hmmmm...still not showing.

Did you get software with the HDD?
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