That way it will recognize your Sata drives and install Windows on the drive you select to be the boot drive.I would advise disabling IDE Hard Drives by temporarily removing their I saw a reply posted recently that included a script for a Registry update that claims to install the right drivers in the right place IF you have a machine with It's better to have SATA for primary, but the speed wouldn't be a big difference Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I have a problem with mine by Laurenksmith Once I initiated it and partioned it all, was well. Check This Out
Reply bill taylor says: September 8, 2008 at 5:01 pm thanks for the help! As soon as I booted into windows 7 it installed the AHCI driver and restart and running fine. The computer seems to be working fine when in IDE mode, except for the "no hard drive detected" when booting up. i want to format it… thanx Reply Tim says: January 1, 2009 at 2:16 pm All the Bickering that I read in the begging of this is absolutly POINTLESS!!!! pop over to these guys
Wow again thank you Reply Eric says: October 13, 2009 at 11:16 pm Great instructions. If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). By the fifth sentence, ‘Serial ATA'. Reply Fred says: August 16, 2009 at 2:08 pm Thanks to your excellent instructions I was able to install a new hard drive with only minor pain.
Before installation, inspect the inside of the computer's case and determine where you want the drive to go. Need to make sure the jumpers on the drive are set to ‘slave'. Download this free guide Download: Modern desktop environments require new management strategies and tools Managing desktop environments in today's complex IT environments is becoming increasingly challenging as trends like mobility continue What do people recommend to safely install my hard drive?
Well, Acronis True Image Enterprise Server and Home 10 left my hard drive unbootable, even Ghost or Partition Magic 8 would no work at all after TI stopped working in the I need the old drive in order to run the image software, as I don't have a boot CD or the windows disks on hand. Computer recognizes both drives. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/mixing-sata-and-ide-drives-in-a-system-115142/ xxx Reply walter says: August 17, 2007 at 12:47 am Hello, I've been tring to install a SATA hard drive with no luck.
Enhanced mode device support must be set on to use a mixed device configuration. What they need is to study "Computers for Dummies" first -then- read this article. Very early in that process comes a prompt on the screen to ask whether you want to install drivers for other devices as part of Windows' basic capabilities. Very helpful!!
Will a virus program cover both drives automatically? click to read more EXCELLENT!!!! Ide Hard Drive Each manufacturer has different jumper settings, so I can't give you exact instructions here. Sata Hard Drive Convert all partitions on IDE HDs to extended. (This option maybe optional)2.
Reply cher says: August 21, 2007 at 5:30 am The instructions are great and have saved my sanity and hours of trying to start my computer in Dos when i do his comment is here My Windows XP Media Center Edition is installed on the SATA drive, with the needed files on the IDE drive. Formatting: Formatting is the act of creating a file system on a volume, so that the operating system can store and retrieve data on that volume. I tried going to Dell & to XP help sites but there are too many related instructions & not really what I needed.
Reply Joshcore says: July 30, 2007 at 7:54 pm ^ Ryan, this article is aimed at people who already know what jumpers are and the difference between SATA and IDE based Reply Robert says: October 25, 2008 at 3:50 pm Great Article. But thankyou for the time you put into posting this info.. http://intopt.com/hard-drive/hard-drive-failure.html Can I replace the 6g with the 40 safely.
I have a dell and it was givng me a message that there was no boot drive installed, repeatedly for months. Change any necessary jumpers (see "Setting Jumpers" above) so that both drives as well as a CD drive are recognized. If you want to see your comment posted, pay attention to these items.
Software Installation/Cloning Now that your new drive is installed, we can move on and get it set up with Windows. Thank you again. PCI Express slots are currently for video cards.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Mixing SATA and IDE drives by Sheridan / July 22, 2005 1:02 AM PDT In I read your page on installing and cloning my hard drives.
Yet it won't let me boot from it! *aggravated* IDE drive is not clicking, but it is making a noise as if it wants to run, almost like the fan spinning I was trying to set the 2 HDD on IDE1 (Secondary) as Master and slave, and it wouldn't work. Screw the drive into place, making sure the screws aren't going in crooked. http://intopt.com/hard-drive/clone-hard-drive-with-bad-sectors.html I have to start at "start windows normally" and then tries to boot further but then blue screens and says disc drive is not configured properly.
Reply tysun says: August 12, 2007 at 5:44 pm I install a Sata WD drive into my w2k pc. The Dell drive is a Maxtor IDE drive and I have been able to get the NEC CMOS setup to recognize it as a Primary Slave drive. Need to partition a current drive into smaller disks? If you are willing to pay, MacDrive and TransMac cost about $50.
I double checked and it was in fact in the Device Manager. You will have to look elsewhere, and the forums here at Tom's are a good place. I'm somewhat of a techie and i do understand all the jargon. If you do, you must press the "F6" key and follow the instructions, which involve loading the driver(s) from a floppy diskette which must have been prepared before with the necessary
Also, you mentioned something that concerned me; formatting the drive. The cramped 3gb left on my drive will no longer bog me down or limit my media. I am at a dead end and need help. I am in the happy Medium of the geek world.
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