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Old 08-09-2003, 08:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Can Someone Help Me?

Can someone explain the concept of Master and Slave Hard Drives

eg. how they work, how to manage them etc

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Old 08-09-2003, 11:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Thanks. I have some other questions.

Would you recomend i change jumper options myself, take note i have very little knowledge of computers.

If i buy a new hard drive would the dude at the shop usually set the new one as master?

Can i access the old hard drive easily through "My Computer"?

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Old 08-10-2003, 12:13 AM   #3 (permalink)
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it just means that on boot it searches on the primary HDD first
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