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I have installed a second hard drive and was wondering if there's a way to use the second Slave hard drive with my master drive. soo in other words, both hard drives work at the same time; I can go in both of them in My Computer. I've seen it done, but I can only choose hard drives in my BIOS, but I want both if possible
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I am somewhat confused.
Lets see if I get this right. You installed a HD as a slave. You then state you can access both of them in "my computer". AND then you sya you can only choose HD's in bios.

What are you asking?
Do you have access to the slave in "my computer", or windows explorer?
If it shows up in explorer and my computer and you have access to it (you see it, can create folders, save to it), then you should be ok.

Please clarify what you are asking.
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I am somewhat confused.
Lets see if I get this right. You installed a HD as a slave. You then state you can access both of them in "my computer". AND then you sya you can only choose HD's in bios.

What are you asking?
Do you have access to the slave in "my computer", or windows explorer?
If it shows up in explorer and my computer and you have access to it (you see it, can create folders, save to it), then you should be ok.

Please clarify what you are asking.

sorry, I ment the opposite. I cant go into my Slave unless I go to my Bios and switch HDD to boot with. I want to go into ''my computer'' and use my slave like my master drive, is it possible? and if so how?

Edit: Sorry I can't get into my slave it tells me puch any key to reboot. So how would I use the second HDD (slave) as extra storage?

Edited by bongsaber69, 12 July 2007 - 09:15 AM.

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Make sure that the master drive is at the end of the ribbon cable and the slave is in the middle.
Are you using 40 or 80 core ribbon cable?
Are the drives jumpered as cable select? If so change to master/ slave.
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