Jumper Settings

  Ex plorer 17:41 22 Apr 2007
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Hi I am building a PC at the moment and I will be using two 10.2 Quantum Fireball drives as I don't have have a 20Gig, which will do for my work.
They are formatted NTFS if I use Win ME will I have to format them FAT 32.
What should I set the jumpers at on the drives.

  howard64 17:57 22 Apr 2007

I think winme only works with fat32 you should set 1 drive to master and place it at the end of the ribbon cable and the other to slave connected in the middle of the cable.

  Jack Hackett 10:15 23 Apr 2007

If they are formatted NTFS you will need to delete the NTFS partitions and recreate the partitions and format them FAT32.
You can do this from a Win9x boot disk using the FDISK utility and delete the NON-DOS partitions.

You can also do it by installing the drives as slaves into an win200/XP PC and do it from the disk management console.

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