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HELP!! IDE to SATA hard drive boot issue!

Postby Absolute-Zero » Thu Mar 27, 2008 12:46 pm

Yep, if you get an enclosure to put the drive in then it'll work in the same way as a USB flash drive.

3.5 hard drives are, indeed, the big, standard clunky ones, 2.5s are the type you normally find in laptops.
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Postby JabbaPapa » Fri Mar 28, 2008 6:55 am

Listen to Dan :yesnod:

Yep, you just put the drive into the li'l box (takes 2 minutes max), then plug it in.
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Re: HELP!! IDE to SATA hard drive boot issue!

Postby falconrfy » Sat May 16, 2009 12:55 pm

I have a SATA drive as the primary running XP and I have a 300GB IDE drive (with no jumpers) set as my data drive. Both drives coexist without a problem. The BIOS recognizes the Seagate 300GB as a independent drive. :yesnod:
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