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Add 2nd hard drive

by fireguyinont / March 24, 2009 11:13 PM PDT

I am running Win XP SP3 with a 250 gig SATA hard drive. I would like to add a second SATA hard drive (160 gig) strickly for storage of files. How do I do this? Do I need to use the Jumper pin settings?Thanks in advance

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The only jumper I find on SATA is
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 24, 2009 11:28 PM PDT
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One to limit the SATA speed to 1.5Gb. Only you could know if that's needed as you check the documentation for the machine that has the SATA port.

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Try it without....add it if you experience any problem.
by VAPCMD / March 25, 2009 1:31 PM PDT
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Does your MB support SATA 1.5 or 3?

More important...where's you backup ?


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'where's you backup ?"
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 25, 2009 1:34 PM PDT

I love a good typo in the morning. My answer is "my driveway."

where's you backup ?

My driveway.

That's my answer and I'll back it up!

PS. And thanks VAPCMD for all your helpful posts. Thanks again!

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(NT) Bob...and Thanks for all your posts too.
by VAPCMD / March 26, 2009 11:20 AM PDT
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