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Old 07-24-2005, 05:16 AM   #1
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hi guys i just bought a new slave drive for my computer its a samsung 80 gig. i plugged it in and took the jumper out of it already but yet it doesnt show up on my "my computer" folder. is there something im supposed to do? im not sure if im supposed to format it and i dont know how im supposed to format it so please if you can help me please. thank you.
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Old 07-24-2005, 05:18 AM   #2
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oh yea i have windows xp with 768 ram and an intel celeron processor that goes up to 2.70 ghz. i have a ati radeon 9700 pro and yea that's about it.. if anybody wanted to know.
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Old 07-24-2005, 05:28 AM   #3
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Well, the jumper on the drive has to be set a certain way for it to be recognized as a slave drive. I imagine removing it completely is what caused Windows to not recognize it at all. There should be a diagram on the front of the drive showing which pins to put it on. If not, check the manual.
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Old 07-24-2005, 05:35 AM   #4
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Put the pins in Slave Drive whatever way the diagram shows on the thing it self
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