How can I add an external hard drive to my PC?

dan July 10, 2011
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I’m trying to add an external hard drive to my PC by inserting an internal drive into a case that connects via USB. However my Windows Vista PC is not recognizing the drive. I set the jumpers to SLAVE on this new external drive. Any ideas?

  1. James Bruce
    July 10, 2011 at 8:45 pm

    Set it to master / cable select. The USB controller is separate to the rest of your motherboard, so the usual slave/master rules dont apply...