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okayyyyyy hmmm kinda wierd

By 0009
Apr 21, 2006
  1. okay so i just installed everything on my new computer and for some reason my slave drive is a master and has windows installed on it...but my master which didnt is my slave....real confusing but im here typing....local c is my master though thats the thing that gets me...when i boot up it says master WD 80 gb...but local c is my Maxtor 20gb....

    my question is how do i get usb drivers for my computer and how do i know which ones to get/???


    Gigabyte GA-K8NSC-939
     
  2. CrossFire851

    CrossFire851 TS Rookie Posts: 766

    Go to you're manufauters website and download chipset drivers and install them.
     
  3. kirock

    kirock TS Rookie Posts: 1,221

    USB drivers should be installed when Windows installed.
     
  4. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    You`ve obviously set the jumpers/ide cable wrong on your hard drives.

    Which ever drive you want to use for your OS, it should have it`s jumper set to master on the primary ide channel and connected to the end of the ide cable. The other hard drive should have it`s jumper set to slave and be connected to the same ide cable, on the connector that is part way down the cable.


    As kirock has already said. The usb drivers should already have been installed by Windows.

    P.s Please use proper thread titles from now on. Thanks.

    Regards Howard :)
     
  5. 0009

    0009 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    ya thats what i figured what i did...well that mess up my computer/?? and where do i download everest...the computer temperature monitor thingy.
     
  6. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    No it won`t mess up your computer. However, it`d be better for you if your OS was on the smaller hard drive. That would leave the larger drive for storage.

    You can get the free Everest programme from HERE.

    Regards Howard :)
     
  7. 0009

    0009 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thanks again!
     
  8. CrossFire851

    CrossFire851 TS Rookie Posts: 766


    That's what I was thinking, but you never know until you try.
     
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