Jumper settings for internal drives

  ianbn 21:14 26 Dec 2004
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I have a IDE HDD and CD-ROM, currently set to Master and Slave. I now want to install a DVD RW drive. What junper settings should I use?

  Graham ® 21:20 26 Dec 2004

You will need another IDE cable. Is there a spare slot on the motherboard?

  GYPSY 23:28 26 Dec 2004

Set the cdrom to master and the dvdrw to slave don't worry about the HDD. if you are running XP you may just choose "cable select" and let it sort itself out. Have a look inside before you purchase any new cables, you will probably have suffucient capacity on the existing ones.

  billyliv 00:37 27 Dec 2004

Hi, My preferred method would be. Hard drive on Primary IDE as 'Master' or 'Stand Alone'. DVD R/W on Secondary IDE as 'Master' and CD Rom as 'Slave'. Cheers, Bill

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