Solved IDE Hard Drive Replacement Tags: Hard Drives Maxtor Storage Last response: March 4, 2010 11:52 AM in Storage Share rbnormal February 21, 2010 6:02:43 PM I am replacing a Maxtor 40GB IDE hard drive that crashed with a 60GB Maxtor. Is there anything I should do during installation or before booting up? More about : ide hard drive replacement Best solution evongugg a b G Storage February 22, 2010 3:43:27 PM Make sure the jumper is correct. Attach power and data cable (not the blue end. Blue end goes to motherboard). Check that it is recognized in the bios. Partition and format it. Enjoy! Share rbnormal March 4, 2010 11:48:41 AM Best answer selected by rbnormal. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer rbnormal March 4, 2010 11:52:32 AM Thanks for your reply. I got everything connected but no spin on the spindle!!! Get another drive and start over. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedReplacing IDE hard drive with SATA Forum Query :: Replace MHT2080AT IDE hard drive with SSD Forum SolvedNeed help installing secondary IDE Hard Drive Forum SolvedRecovering ide hard drive? Forum SolvedWhich IDE Channel do I need to set to get files off IDE Hard drive Forum Solvedtoshiba laptop hard drive replacement Forum SolvedHard Drive Replacement Forum SolvedI can't connect my old ide hard drive Forum SolvedConnecting SATA Hard Drive to IDE Forum SolvedIDE 2.5 Hard Drive Won't Initialize Forum SolvedIs my hard drive IDE, ICHI, or RAID? Forum SolvedIDE Hard Drive not Recognized Forum SolvedComputer won't read hard drive hooked up through a USB to IDE cable Forum SolvedWindows 7 won't recognize IDE hard drive Forum SolvedHard Drive Check up and Replacement Forum SolvedSetting jumper cable for secondary ide hard drive Forum SolvedNeed help IDing compatible replacement DVD drive Forum SolvedAbit IC-7 MBo keeps scanning for IDE hard drive during boot Forum SolvedIDE Hard Drive Forum SolvedSATA hard drive to IDE Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !