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1v1ich3lle

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hi guys! i need some help here =(

I've been trying to install an extra slave driver for quite awhile now but im having trouble here!

I want my old hard drive to be the master drive and my new drive to be the "slave".

My old hard drive is the "WCD WD800JB-00FMA0" it has 2 rows and 5 Columns ( 10 pins )

And my New one is the 200 GB Barracuda ATA HD ( ST3200822A-RK ) it has 2 rows and 4 Columns ( 8 pins )

and according to the menu im suppose to insert a jumper on my old driver : : [:] : : like that to make it the master driver

and remove the jumper on my New Driver like this : : : : to make it the slave driver

And as for the IDE Cables im suppose to attach the Grey cable to the New "slave" driver / Black to the Old "Master" and Blue to the IDE port.

However when i attach the Power Cable to both the Slave and master driver it wont not boot/start up.

But if i remove the Power cable on the slave driver , my computer was able to start.

Could someone help me with this Problem >.<
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I'm guessing you don't have enough power coming from your power supply, can I get the wattage AND model # of your Power Supply?

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erm >.< how do i find that out =/

im not so good at these computer stuff =(
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erm.. and also how do i increase the power coming from the power supply?
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erm... to give you a better picture on what it looks like now here.

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anyone know's what i can do to resolve this problem?
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erm.. and also how do i increase the power coming from the power supply?


You take it out and put a new one in. What you've described so far is classic symptoms of a power supply that can't provide enough power.

The output wattage of the power supply is usually printed on the unit itself. It's printed on the big grey box at the top back of the case.
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erm.. it says maximum 13 AMP , 250V ~ AC and i have like 5 plugs inserted into it. moniter / speaker / modem / TV / Computer supply.. what can i do to resolve this problem? btw i tried closing all other plugs and switches and just turning on my computer supply but it still doesnt work..
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