How to Install Multiple Hard Drives on One Ribbon Cable?

Answer Multiple hard drives can be installed on a single ribbon cable if the drives are designed to interface with the computer using IDE or SCSI. The difference between the two is the way the jumpers sho... Read More »

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How to Install Multiple Operating Systems to Hard Drives?

Installing more than one operating system to a hard drive is known as dual or multi-booting, enabling you to choose between the different OSes as the computer first loads. Accomplish this by creati... Read More »

How many floppy drives can a computer support on a ribbon cable?

A standard floppy drive ribbon cable can support a maximum of two floppy drives. Some floppy cables have the ability to support any combination of 3.5-inch and 5.25-inch drives. Floppy drives also ... Read More »

How to Set Up Multiple Hard Drives?

After the successful physical installation of one or more hard drives, it is necessary to set up and configure the drives to work within the operating system before they can be used. This is a simp... Read More »

How do I connect multiple hard drives?

Internal DrivesRefer to your motherboard manual for the labels of its data cable slots. For SATA, whichever drive is connected to the first slot will start first. You do not need to adjust jumpers ... Read More »