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I wasn't really sure where to post this.. so I just decided to post it in here =/

I'm horrible with IDE drives, I don't really understand the whole slave/master thing. I already have an IDE disk drive installed in my system, but I'd like to add another one.
Should I set the jumper to slave or master? =/

Sorry for the dumb question.
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I always set my drives to cable select.
Your pre-existing drive should already be plugged into the Master connection on the IDE Ribbon, thus setting CS on the second drive will automatically register it as a Slave, and you should be able to go from there. Hope this helps
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Set jumper to cable select. When i used to use those drives if i added another i just placed it on cable select. It always worked for me.
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Ah, okay
That helps a lot.
I'll set it to CS. Thanks man.

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