Having probs adding 2nd hard drive.

By Jaco
Dec 10, 2006
  1. Having probs adding 2nd hard drive. I am running XP pro and have an 80 gig Hd installed.now I would like to add another 80 gig hd. When I connect the Hd's the machine will not boot up
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    "will not boot up" means what? It doesn't power on? The POST process fails? The boot process fails? The operating system fails?

    What kind of hard drives are we talking about? If they are IDE, then make sure you have the master/slave jumpers and the cable orientation right.
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