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Old 12-21-2003, 11:20 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Jumper Settings?

Hello, i have a problem....

I have 1 cd-rom and one hard-drive, im using the primary slot on the motherboard and one ide ribbon. the somewhat middle part of the ide ribbon is connected to the hard-drive and the other end is in tthe cd rom..

whats the correct jumper settings? the hard-drive has 5 pins and the cd-rom has 3

I have a ecs K7SA with CMOS bios.... please help :x i cant use my computer cuz it just hangs cuz of incorrect jumper settings

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Old 12-21-2003, 01:06 PM   #2 (permalink)
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This is going to be different depending on the CD-ROM make/model and the hard drive make/model. Can you post these please?


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Old 12-21-2003, 02:28 PM   #3 (permalink)
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you need to give us the exact name and model number of you hard disk and cd-rom. usually on the top of the drive is s sticker with jumper settings. your hard disk should be master and cd-rom should be slave (middle). set both drives to cable select otherwise make hard disk master, and cd-rom slave.
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Old 12-21-2003, 06:23 PM   #4 (permalink)
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well i am assuming it is a ide drive since it has jumpers and sata is jumperless so theres a start. but yea we need model number and make of both devices. So please post and we can help you better.
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Old 12-22-2003, 02:58 AM   #5 (permalink)
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dave, are they always in that exact order? i think that's why many of us are asking for his model.
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