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New HDD install trouble

herbal

FPCH Member
Joined
Jan 18, 2007
Messages
5
#1
Hi

Just installed a new HDD - it's set as slave on the same IDE cable as the master. Trouble is - when I try to boot up with both drives connected, the system ignores my current drive (master) and treats the new, blank disk (slave) as the one and only drive and tries (obviously unsuccessfully) to boot from it. When I disconnect the slave drive (the new one) everything works fine.

Any ideas?