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Old 03-14-2007, 08:14 PM   #1
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Default Second Hard Drive Help.......

Just a quick question. I have a SATA h/d in my pc right now. My brothers P/C crashed so he bought a new rig and sent me his old h/d to see if I can retrieve any of his his files. Question is the hook up. Since my SATA drive is on its own cable set as master and this drive will be on its own IDE ribbon not shared with anything else do I still set it as the slave? Thanks.

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Old 03-14-2007, 09:42 PM   #2
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if it is the only thing on the IDE cable, then set it as master. Make sure your BIOS is set to boot off of SATA hard drives first, so you won't accidentally boot into your brother's windows.
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