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 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Best solution evongugg 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! | Report abuse rbnormal March 4, 2010 11:48:41 AM Best answer selected by rbnormal. | Report abuse 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. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>IDE Hard Drive Replacement> Related ressources: ForumReplacing IDE hard drive with SATA ForumQuery :: Replace MHT2080AT IDE hard drive with SSD ForumHow to fix a maxtor hard drive ide ForumDell 5150 IDE hard drive installation ForumHard Drive replacement ForumCopy IDE hard drive to IDE hard drive ForumSamsung 250GB IDE PATA 7200rpm Hard Drive SP2514N ForumDoes SATA external hard drive works with ide ForumWhere can i go to fix a IDE hard drive Forum2.5 IDE Hard drive wont open! ForumConfused how to hook up IDE hard drive /CD rom ForumBIOS won't detect IDE Hard Drive ForumComputer Problem ( Secondary (Slave) ( IDE ) Hard Drive ) Keeps deactivat ForumMy computer is saying that there is a hard disk failure ForumI cannot find what is consuming 23 gig of my hard drive space ForumLaptop doesn't recognise external hard drive ForumNew SATA drive problem ForumInstalling internal hard drive ForumNoise from an empty DVD drive ForumPagefile on 7200 RPM C: drive or 5400 RPM E: drive? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !