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acehardy

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Hi I added a second 40 gig drive to my pc hooked up witht the dvd writer cable and power of course. It shows up sometimes but mostly not. ANy ideas.
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what do you have it jumped as?
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Put it on the same cable as your other HDD. If the other drive has a 40 wire cable, set it as slave. If it has and 80 wire cable, set both as cable select. Best policy, put optical drives on the secondary bus, HDDs on the primary.
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i agree with tyger, your issue probably is a mixture of jumper settings and cable location...
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it is set to slave
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