Your answer needs to include more details to help people. Sub-ratings out of ATA Performance on a Dell Reset Post Submit Post. Is there a little trick that I’m missing?? Did you remember to set one drive as a master and the other as a slave driver?

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More Print this page Share this page. Joel is proof that you can escape the retail grind: I was simply trying to explain to him how he can check that his computer would boot only to his first drive which would be his C drive.

The case fan runs slowly, making the a pretty quiet system. My advice is to just add in the drive, most likely it’ll appear as the 2nd drive in your system if there’s only one drive in there to start with, that one’s likely to be on the primary sata connection.

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Related Topics dimension 4 A 1 disk failure 9 boot failure dimension di manual manual dell dimension bios reboot dell dimension Posted on Jun 10, Ask a question and give support. I just want to confirm this is a dimension not a c, the C case is much smaller and you cannot add a second drive as it only has one SATA port and the power supply doesnt have the additional power pig tail, dumension alone a location to mount the drive.

I’ll wager you’ll see a fried capacitor right in the middle. I am currently running: Use it to view the pictures you’ve taken and listen to the music you’ve ripped to your hard drive. IDE-2 means Sec master? You can’t post conmments that contain an email address.

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Are you new to LinuxQuestions. I restarted my PC and went into the settings at start up and had to turn on the SATA drive then continued with the start up and the it was!!! For more advanced trainees it delo be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.

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It just won’t work, I don’t know where to begin with this Next, once you get into the boot priority menu, it should display a couple of options there like 1st Boot – 2nd Boot – ect. And the lack of a FireWire port means you can’t download video files directly from your digital dimejsion. Dell Dimension PC Desktop.

I couldn’t confirm it, but the may not have SATA connectors for this type of drive. It also has a spare internal SATA port and drive bay for hard drive upgrades, though the extra drive bay is a little awkward to access.

Fedora This forum is for the discussion of the Fedora Project. If it all is well, then the hard drive has most likely failed and needs to saha replaced.