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I have a WD drive that I would like to use as a drive on my…

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I have a WD...

I have a WD drive that I would like to use as a slave drive on my computer. what jumers do I use for this application. The drive I want to use is a WD5000AZRZ

Technician's Assistant: How much experience do you have with this particular machine?

I built this machine and want extra storage space. I already own the drive I want to use.

Technician's Assistant: Have you installed any updates recently?

This drive was used once about a year ago I have not installed any updtes ago.

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Computer Hardware
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Computer technician: Richard, Computer Specialist replied 4 months ago
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Hi there and welcome

look at my link below as it shows you the jumper table

https://eshop.macsales.com/Tech/manuals/idehdsettings/WD72.pdf

You want to use Dual (Slave)

Let me know how you go please

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Richard: I have the jumper settings you sent and this will take some time. I understand if the drive that is in my computer now if single should be changed to slave also if this is not correct let me know
Computer technician: Richard, Computer Specialist replied 4 months ago

The drive should only be slave when it is the second drive in the computer, is this the case?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
No I want to try this myself, if I get stumped I will let you know.
Thanks,
Tommy
Computer technician: Richard, Computer Specialist replied 4 months ago

You are welcome

If you have any problems, or would like any additional information or assistance, please do not hesitate to let me know.

And please take a second to rate my service for now by clicking one of the stars at the top of the screen then submit

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