Reset primary IDE channel Windows Tags: Configuration Windows XP Last response: January 31, 2011 5:43 AM in Windows XP Share Kelley1968 January 31, 2011 5:17:27 AM Hello, Primary ide is unconnected it won't read my master drive as a master, It reads as a second ide master. what can I do? More about : reset primary ide channel windows Saga Lout January 31, 2011 5:43:07 AM That would normally point to the cable being in the secondary slot on the motherboard - the white one instead of the blue. Chances are it's been like that since it was built so if it isn't actually causing a problem, best left alone. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWindows 7 install fail / Primary IDE Channel driver ForumWindows 7 install fail / Primary IDE Channel driver ForumHow to boot Windows XP from the primary slave IDE channel ForumFail to instal IDE-primary channel ForumDifference between Primary and Secondary IDE Channels? ForumXP not recognizing IDE Primary Slave ForumFailed to install IDE channels ( primary and secondary) ForumRepost: Failed to install IDE channels ( primary and second.. ForumCan't boot with IDE primary master and primary slave hard drives attac ForumIDE as Primary on SATA-only Board ForumSata drive and dvd burner not always recognized on secondary ide channel ForumMSI P965 auto-detection IDE Primary or Secondary not working ForumPrimary & secondary ide reversed ForumPrimary SATA...won't recognize IDE ForumPrimary master only detected as slave on IDE 1 port... ForumHELP!!! Please with Windows XP Forum[Solved] How can I stop windows automatically assigning a driver ForumDisabling scandisk for windows xp fat32 ForumDump open files windows xp ForumDoes windows xp version 2002 contain movie maker More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !