correct jumper settings for maxtor 52049H4

Dell / Precision 220
January 6, 2011 at 07:48:52
Specs: Windows XP Pro, 1 GB
I have just fitted a second hd but does not show in 'my computer'.I set this hd jumper to slave. This second hd shows up in 'device manager' and its properties say the device is working properly.I could not establish whether the master hd jumper settings were set to 'master' so I left it as it was, assuming that as a single hd it would have been originally set up that way.!
Computer:- Dell Precision 220.
OS:- Windows XP Pro. Sp 3

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#1
January 6, 2011 at 09:17:09
Is it formatted?

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#2
January 6, 2011 at 11:23:40
The original hard drive may well have been jumpered CS (cable select).

Did you connect the second drive to the same data cable as the original drive? Below are the specs for that workstation. Could have come with a SCSI hard drive too.

You could be running into an issue with 48 bit LBA compliance. That means the BIOS is not capable of configuring a hard drive larger than 137GB. Watch the POST screens at start up to verify all the drives are being configured by both the model number and the FULL capacity of the drive.

http://www.eng.utoledo.edu/ecc/hard...


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#3
January 8, 2011 at 13:23:17
Dear Otherhill,
Thank you for responding to my question. You planted a couple of seeds which set me off to follow. Firstly I had a problem by not being able to enter 'Set Up' and see how it was being registered there. (I installed a wireless keyboard not knowing it would not work on 'Power Up' until it had been enabled in setup.!) Meantime I changed the jumper back to CS from Slave, as I had originally found it.....just in case.! (In both cases the drive was showing up in device manager and being healthy, but no more.!) I finally got a wired keyboard, and got in to 'Set Up'. Your comment about having an issue with high capacity drives on a dated machine made sense but I set the drive to 'Auto' and it recognised it and its capacity, ie 160Gb.(the original disk is only 20Gb.) It still didn't show up in 'My Computer' after exiting setup. As before it was there in Disk Mgmt and indicated a 'Partition' that had not been created by Windows.!! Ok, without further ado I deleted it and recreated a fresh one. The program progressed with a format. That done,.......Bingo there it was in my 'Computer'. The lesson is I suppose don't give up and don't be afraid to ask.
Incidently the wireless keyboard is still not working on 'Power Up'.
Regards
Mickybibwack

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#4
January 8, 2011 at 13:27:59
Hi mickliq.
My information on buying it was yes.! However see my answer to Otherhill.
Regards.

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#5
January 8, 2011 at 17:12:06
Look in Device Manager to see if the keyboard shows there at all. If it does and says it is working properly the your wireless keyboard may need to sync with the base unit. Look on the bottom of the keyboard for a button. Or on the base unit.

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