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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Windows 7 install fail / Primary IDE Channel driver Forum Windows 7 install fail / Primary IDE Channel driver Forum How to boot Windows XP from the primary slave IDE channel Forum IDE Controller/Primary IDE Channel not reading Forum Help! Connecting a Hard Drive and DVD drive on Primary IDE channel? Forum HD required on primary mobo IDE channel? Forum P4P800 Primary IDE Channel device 1 transfer mode problem Forum Primary IDE channel no 80 conductor cable installed Forum Fail to instal IDE-primary channel Forum Primary IDE channel problem Forum Primary or Secondary IDE channel for CD writer? Forum Can't reset DVD Burner IDE Channel to DMA Forum SATA as Primary IDE question (IDE master/slave vs SATA channels) Forum I have 2 of each Primary and Secondary IDE Channels Forum Difference between Primary and Secondary IDE Channels? Forum Repost: Failed to install IDE channels (primary and second.. Forum Failed to install IDE channels (primary and secondary) Forum Windows XP: Have lost Secondary IDE Channel. How do I restore it? Forum Solvedstadard dual channel pci ide controller BAD Forum SolvedPrimary IDE Master/Port0 vanished from BIOS (G50VT) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !