added new hardrive to desktop is it a slave?

February 2, 2011 at 14:52:13
Specs: Windows XP
I have added new 500 g hardrive to my old desktop that has a 40 g completely full. how do i set this up? I want new hardrive to run my os so i can get some of the stuff off old hardrive. how do i do this? Wanting to run them as 1 is this possible?

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#1
February 2, 2011 at 15:14:56
The manufacturer of the new hd has free software to clone the 40 to the 500 and make the 500 the master.

Who is the manufacturer of the new hard drive?


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#2
February 2, 2011 at 16:51:12
western digital it came with no instuctions so im kind of lost. its in my machine, i forgot to set jumpers and now im not sure how to set it up. its formated and it says its healthy


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#3
February 2, 2011 at 17:32:46
Are they ide or sata drives. If the 500 gig is a sata there are no jumpers. You can find the software for the drive here.

http://support.wdc.com/product/down...


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#4
February 2, 2011 at 17:51:06
its an ide drive

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