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post #11 of 21
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are the jumpers like drivers or something else? Something got erased on the drive that made it function correctly
    
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post #12 of 21
No, look here
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post #13 of 21
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I haven't ever had to deal with those, just the IDE pins and the power pins. My drives worked individually before...
    
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post #14 of 21
your OS drive needs to be jumped as master & secondary drive as slave.
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post #15 of 21
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right now is it thinking my secondary drive is master and the os drive is slave? would that be why its not booting?
    
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post #16 of 21
Yeppers....
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post #17 of 21
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thanks, ill try this out later tonight
    
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post #18 of 21
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If I disconnect my 2nd drive and just leave the OS drive in, then reinstall windows will that fix it?
    
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post #19 of 21
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actually, I just realized that both of my hard drives are sata, not one ide one sata.. does that make a difference?
    
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post #20 of 21
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I think I found out what is wrong, I installed XP on my 2nd drive and then I installed it on my OS drive to see if one of the drives was dying. Apparently the boot part of the OS drive was saved to the 2nd drive where the first XP installment was. I will disconnect the 2nd drive and reinstall windows on the OS drive to see if that fixes the problem.
    
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