Hard Drive Showing As Primary Slave?

By kesler
Jan 2, 2007
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  1. I did a raw format. Everyting is running fine however my hard drive is showing as primary IDE slave.My cd is showing fine as secondary master. Does this matter?
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,454   +135

    Change the jumper to Master. If it's the only drive on the primary channel, you can use CS (Cable Select)...

    If everythings running you can leave it as is I suppose
  3. kesler

    kesler TechSpot Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 141

    the hard drive is on its own cable with the master plugged in. My cd is set to cs and has its own cable on master
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,454   +135

    Change the hard drive jumper to cable select
  5. kesler

    kesler TechSpot Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 141

    I didn't know the hard drivr had a jumper?
  6. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,454   +135

    IDE Hard Drives do... Give me the make and model of your C drive and I'll give you the jumper settings
  7. kesler

    kesler TechSpot Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 141

    tomorrow its at work thank you
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