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Old 09-01-2006, 06:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Installing a 2nd hard drive for Vista

I want to install a second hard drive to install Vista RC1 on, but when I plug both hard drives in, the computer only recognizes one.
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Set the hard drive to the correct jumper setting (M/S/CL)

I'm pretty sure that you can install both Vista and XP on one hard drive.
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Can you install both on one hard drive without partitioning it?

How do you set the correct jumper setting?
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first of all, what type of hard drives. also if they are PATA, make sure one is Master and the other is Slave if they are on the same cable. You cant install both on one drive without partitioning it because one would overwrite the other. To set the correct jumper setting there is a little black plastic cap that goes over two pins vertically, move that to the correct location. http://www.mysuperpc.com/pc_assembly...ections_cr.jpg the box in blue is around where you change that.
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Old 09-01-2006, 07:08 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I have a Samsung SP1213N and a Western Digital WD400BB .

I don't have any plastic caps for my WD hard drive. I don't know if there are any on my Samsung.
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Ok, I got it to work. Thanks for the help!
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