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Where do you connect the red EDGE of a 40-pin ribbon cable to an IDE hard drive?



A. IDE hard drive
B. RAM

This question is part of CompTIA A+ Essentials Practice Test (100 Questions)
Asked by Wyatt Williams, Last updated: Mar 25, 2020

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered Apr 05, 2017

IDE hard drive

The red edge of a 40-pin ribbon cable is connected to pin one on the IDE hard drive. If you fail to do so correctly, it may result in the hard drive being completely unable to communicate with your system.
 

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