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  1.    1 Week Ago #11
    Join Date : Sep 2016
    Vancouver, BC
    Posts : 20
    Win 10 Pro 64 bit 14393

    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    Dip switch jumpers ? that went out with PATA drives.
    Maybe so but I still use old drives that have jumpers, and he didn't say, so you take a big assumption, just in case. Cheers.
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  2.    1 Week Ago #12
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 5,889
    Windows 10 Pro

    Here's how to tell if you need to change master/slave jumpers on the hard drive.

    If your computer uses these cables to connect the hard drives to motherboard, then yes:

    If you are using these cables, then no:

    Ignoring the possibility of SCSI here.
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  3.    1 Week Ago #13
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Aurora, Colorado
    Posts : 469
    Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by Samuria View Post
    Welcome to the forum you put your win10 hd in as a second drive or as the main boot drive on its own its not clear. If its been installed on another pc then it wont boot as all the drives will be wrong so it wont work the license wont be valid either so it will refuse to active as its different hardware
    The computer is already a registered Windows 10 device. If the same edition is on both drives it will activate fine. The hard drive has nothing to do with activation anymore anyway. It is all about the computer's registration (basically, the motherboard's serial numbers).
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