Install problem WD10EARS as second drive. XP already installed on 320GB SATA drive


I am replacing a 250GB second drive on my desktop with a WD10EARS Caviar Green.  I swapped over the two cables and tried starting the PC - but it just keeps cycling through startup.  I then tried jumpering pins 7&8 but same problem.

I removed the WD drive and the PC started correctly.

Any ideas.  Do I need to set jumpers on the first drive (a Samsung 320GB SATA unit with XP installed).  There are no jumpers set on this unit.

Any help would be appreciated.



Hi dude, what if you try to use the EARS alone to test it?

How do I do that?

Here you go buddy hope it helps click on the link below