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zinfandel_red

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I have 2 internal drives. I am trying to reboot and load my first drive, I go through the boot menu and select the appropiate drive but it is not loading. In the past I noticed that it took a few times to finally load the correct one. What am I overlooking?

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Do you have windows installed on both drives? If yes, then the first thing to check is where the drives data cables are plugged in. If you are setup with cable select in the BIOS, then the drive on the end of the data cable will boot first if you are using PATA drives. If you have a master and slave setup you need to change to jumpers on the back of the drives to set which drive you want to boot from as the master.

If you are using SATA cables then the drive plugged into the 00 data port on the MB will boot first. If you want the other drive to boot first then swap the cables around.

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