Free Software Downloads for windows, Linux, Mac
Windows free Download Mac free Download Linux free Download Dirvers free Download Advanced Search
     Drivers download     Submit your software     Top Downloads     Promote Software     Advertise     Link Exchange     Free Tutorial
Softlookup.com: >> E-News!
     New Articles
 Device Conflict
 PC Repair
 Second HDD
 Video Card
 CDROM Install
 Java app
 Web scripting
 W32/Bagle.Z
 Virus Alerts

    Installing a Second Hard Drive 3/3/2004  
This guide was developed to instruct readers on the proper procedures
for installing a secondary IDE hard drive into a desktop computer system.
It includes step-by-step instructions for the physical installation of
the drive into the computer case and properly connecting it into the
computer motherboard. Please refer to the documentation included with
the hard drive for some of the items listed in this guide.

Related News!
  Configure Hard Drive and CD-ROM
  Install Video Card
  Installing a Second Hard Drive
  How To repair a PC
  Resolving Device Conflicts

Power down the computer and unplug any power cords.
Locate and remove any screws or clamps that hold the computer case or panels.
Remove the computer case or panels to access the interior of the computer case.
Unplug the IDE ribbon cable and 4-pin power connector from the current
hard drive.If the case contains a removable hard drive bracket, remove this
bracket from the computer case to make for an easier installation.

Based on the documentation that came with the hard drive or any diagrams on the
hard drive, set the jumpers on the drive to enable it to be a Slave drive.

Slide the hard drive into the drive bay and fasten it down. Some cases use a
system of slide rails that mount onto the drive for easy insertion and removal
from the drive bay.

If the case uses a removable drive bay bracket, return the drive bay bracket
to the inside of the computer case.

Attach the IDE cable connectors from the ribbon cables both into the old hard
drive and the secondary hard drive. The connector furthest from the motherboard
(often black) should be plugged into the primary hard drive. The middle connector
(often gray) will be plugged into the secondary drive. Most cables are keyed to
fit only in a specific direction on the drive connector but if it is not keyed,
place the red striped portion of the IDE cable towards pin 1 of the drive.

Locate the 4-pin power connectors from the power supply and attach them to the
power connectors on the hard drives.



Your ad here!
Advertise on
Softlookup.com

New Releases
3D Gallery
3D Cube
Digicrafts Design
VooCAT 1.x
iClone 3D
Symbols (FW)
Symbols (FW)
VRayScatter 2.5.7b
Symbols (AI)
Symbols (FW)
Flash Preloader Type1
Flash Preloader Type2
Symbols (AI)
Kaminfeuer Titanium
The JMMG Open Fire
Reallusion iClone
GenHead
Symbols (FW)
DateTimeXtra
Symbols (AI)
Symbols (FLA)
Symbols (FW)
Wurlitzer MP3
GenCrowd 3D
3D Carousel
3D Carousel
Symbols (AI)
Blocker Plains,
Mega Pack
Creative MovieFX v2
ConvexSoft YouTube
m_cws_exporter
Power Pack
Unwrap King
Flash Gallery
 


Your ad here!
Advertise on
Softlookup.com
Top Downloads
Autodesk 3D
Adobe Illustrator
Yahoo-Kick-Boot-Bomber
flv2avi
Microsoft Visual
NFO Maker 2 Pro
Drum Pad
oDC
Virtual DJ
Radha-Krishna Screensaver
Adobe After
Unlimited Software 2007
AOL 9.0 VR Refresh
nweb for Zodiac -171163
TrueCast Player
AB Tutor Control
WebSphere Everyplace
QCP Converter
Autodesk 3D
Easy Dump Oracle
Hungarian Language
Playstation 2 Emulator
Popfax-Printer Internet
OmniPeek Personal
 
Home | About us | Categories | New Releases | Most Popular | Web tutorial | IT News | Drivers | Submit a program |   
2007 SoftLookup Corp. Privacy Statement