Adding old harddrive to another computer

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gmuns65

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I am trying to add my old 10 gig hd to my new used computer. The new comp has a 15 gig hd. I would ultimately like to have both but for now need some programs from old hd and data. I have no instructions or disks for either hd. The comp is a compaq deskpro en p866 pent 3 128 ram with win 98 se. my old hd has wind 98. first time i plugged the old drive in comp only recognized the old 10 gig drive. I dont know what to do I am new at computer upgrades and hardware issues.
 
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Will need to make the old drive a SLAVE and the new drive MASTER ( just post the manufacturer's name and i can help ).
After that install the old drive on the same cable as the new drive , boot up and should have no problems.
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Go to the Hitachi website, they're the folks that bought the IBM disk drive line. You'll find the jumpering instructions for all the IBM drives. As mentioned, jumper the boot drive as master, and the secondary drive as slave, install and hit the power switch. :)
 
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