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Old 03-29-2005, 10:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default how do i install a hard drive?

i just bought a OEM 80gb maxtor diamond plus 9 harddrive. and putted on cable select. plugged it into my computer. loads the bios and then freezes. i can still go into the bios but im stuck there and dont know what to do. do i go to the maxtor website and download the installation program onto a cd or a floppy? please help.

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Set the Jumpers to master or slave depends on what it says.

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what other hard drives do you have?

is this hard drive master? slave?

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you may have to partition it with fdisk. If that doesnt work, scandisk it. One of mine had a bunch of bad sectors, have to send it back.
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