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Windows 7: Mac Hard Drive Jumper Question

26 Nov 2013   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
Mac Hard Drive Jumper Question

I have a hard drive that I would like to use with other drives, but it is missing the jumper (plastic thing that lets you select cable select, master, etc.) How do I make another one?
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27 Nov 2013   #2

Windows 7 ultimate x64

I am not an expert on drives and please correct me if I am wrong. I think we don't need jumpers now a days. As, they are connected via SATA and they automatically gets detected as master or slave.
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27 Nov 2013   #3

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit

Normally only PATA drives had jumpers for master and slave selection. On SATA drives these concepts have no meaning.
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27 Nov 2013   #4

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1

The computer is a Powermac G4 MDD. It is from the early 2000's. It only has ATA.
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