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I have an old PC and want to use it.

I built it back up again, and used an old 80GB IDE drive. I started the system and got a system halt due to the "IDE not being Master." I took it out, checked the jumpers. It was master, so I checked the BIOS and it too lists it as the sole master disk. I'm stuck as to what to do?

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks guys,

Josh.
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IDE cable could be bad or damaged, IDE slot(s) could be bad / damamged. IDE cable could be improperly connected, switch the IDE cable around and see if that will fix it, maybe you plugged in the HDD IDE slot into the CD\DVD slot. I'm pretty sure it's an IDE cable issue, but if not try switching the jumper from master to cable select. Good Luck!!!
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