How to Set Jumpers on Multiple Hard Drives?

Answer PATA (IDE) hard drive controllers allow one or two drives to be connected to the same controller using a hard drive cable with three connectors. The controller can tell the drives apart by setting ... Read More »

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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 »

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 to Install Multiple Hard Drives on One Ribbon Cable?

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 »