hi i just found my external hard drive i had some where around the house and i installed it into my computer as a secondary. this secondary hard drive was in a casing but i needed extra space so i installed in a ghetto way and its confusing me a bit...
heres a pic of it: http://img441.imageshack.us/img441/4420/img3282pw7.jpg
its a seagate drive at liek 80 GB i think and its obviously not installed right lol... its in my 2nd DVD drive slot LMAO... ok so i connected to the second connection on the IDE cable one linking to the DVD drive and other to this hard drive... they both lead to the mobo, but my primary Hard drive another 80 gig WD this time is connected thru a SATA cable... the small one right? but yea the primary boots fine no problems there but my problem is that the 2ndary HD comes up in norton partition magic as DIsk 1 and the primary as Disk 2... why is this? i ahve no idea about the master / slave process so info would help and i also wanted to kno if the 2ndary HD is cool enough and safe where its at? will it overheat, etc? thanks
NOTE: reason its all ghetto is cuz i ahve no emtpy IDE slots... sux eh
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