Side note: You can select any of the other options if you'd like. Reply sr.robato_pcola_fl on March 18, 2009 at 5:11 pm nice article! I had to rename my drives to a drive letter beyond the H drive. Reply James Scholes on June 23, 2009 at 2:47 pm Hi, I have a drive mounted in an external enclosure, on which the power supply has gone dead. http://comvurgent.com/xp-home/xp-home-partition-problem.html
You only need to worry about jumpers if you are using an IDE hard drive. Good job A+ on te article Reply RepairGal on January 8, 2009 at 9:42 pm Anyone who doesn't understand what a "jumper" is shouldn't be trying to change out their hard In Windows 2000/XP/Vista, your new drive will not appear at all in My Computer until you format it. far from a computer expert I was able to use your information to find the missing step I needed to install my sata 2nd drive.
I can't get these 2 drives to coexist & am wondering what I am doing wrong. Windows XP is really old and it can't support TB Hard-drives. Read the partition posts, and figure I would need to "ghost" the OS, or would a clean install be better and ghost the rest of the programs? Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem?
The tip on setting the jumper properly is what got my drive up and running. D+ Reply Stefen Kaur on November 11, 2008 at 12:50 pm I have a question. In the window that comes up, click Disk Management in the left pane. No, create an account now.
small four prong or SATA connection on the drive. Ahci NIce to see some floridians.Chaz Reply Tyler Thompson on November 1, 2007 at 11:09 pm Chaz, please register on our forums for more specialized help. I think anyone who is attempting to install a new hard drive themselves should embrace the inner geek and get the job done properly… Not that something like this even requires Proffitt Forum moderator / July 19, 2005 8:43 AM PDT In reply to: Mixing SATA and IDE drives in a system?
Is there any way to change the configuration of my System? Your help is greatly appreciated!Dyan Reply Dyan on December 29, 2007 at 11:32 am Joshcore, can you reply me. If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. Reply Dinis on May 11, 2009 at 2:24 am David,Thank You for the above web site that help me install the hard disk and and on formatting the second half of
Your website got me passed this and told me how to do it without that. This is VERY time-consuming usually. Gpt Protective Partition You cannot mix the two on the same controller to my knowlege. Sata Prior settings of the jumpers to "slave" would result in no boot screen at all upon powering on.
If you are adding a second drive, simply choose a connector on the same ribbon cable that is not used. low internal memory??? I forgot about formatting it. I tried to look up Guide Forum.
Reply cher on 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 I have been running a SATA drive as my primary drive with OS and programs and 2 IDE drives for data storage. Report brian- Jul 23, 2010 at 10:47 AM You are genius dude!! Reply Jitesh on January 17, 2010 at 4:28 pm thnx man ur detailed xplanation has really helped to solve my problem..thanxxxxx Reply dany on February 3, 2010 at 1:04 am Any
So you would put your disc drives on IDE2 and your hard drives on IDE1. Join the community here. Not one problem with your directions!!!Any Idea if I can have a Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Vista 64 all in the same wireless network?
Brand New WinXP disk (borrowed from a friend). 3. I would like to use this computer to recover my data from a Samsung Spin Point (IDE) SV0813H, Hard Disk (XP) and a Seagate U Series 5 (IDE)ST340823A (ME) Hard Disk.How How about installing a new and different hard drive in a laptop? Should be an easy move.
Once it loads, you should see an "Initialize Disk" wizard pop up. BUT BEWARE one thing. I'm sure i must be overlooking something really simple, but what?!?!?!? Sep 26, 2007 #11 soheilrz Banned Topic Starter Hi alphnumeric, Thank you for your follow up.
You need to go into disk management to fix this problem. My best advice is read your documentation if you don't understand it have your dealer help you and then do what it says, and really be certain to use an adequate If it came from another computer then run dban on it to erase it thoroughly. My SATA cable is now connected to both my internal HD and the new HD I have just put in, and it then goes to the motherboard.
Here is my problem, the drive rails that came with my case do not fit on the hard drive. mscrx Sep 26, 2007 #16 soheilrz Banned Topic Starter Full size of 160GB HDD not recognized when formatting with Win XP Hi mscrx, Thanks very much for your suggestion. I needed to replace the one that crashed a couple of weeks ago, but I thought it would be too hard a job until I found your site. Thanks again for your help.
The funny thing is I did get XP successfully installed before using SP2 and this same method, but when with the SP3 I have now the above happens. So I asked could you save my lost data and I will spend more money with you and he said no? The IDE HD had to be on the secondary IDE cable in order for it to be recognized by the sata drive. u guys are great!!
Before, the cd and dvd drives were e: and f:, the hd(when it was recognized) was still g:Not sure why it happened (I might try removing all emulation drives first and I have looked at some reviews regarding Gparted. You have to click the Action button. Finding Drivers for XP The best place to search for drivers for your hardware is at the manufacturer's supportwebsite.
Hi, I appreciate your suggestion, however I have tried to stay away from 3rd party solution, thinking for this sensitive purpose, it may be more of a "band aid" solution; possibly Just rock it back and forth (lengthwise along the narrow side of the drive), taking care not to rip the connector off the drive. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - also sata ide troubles by babs123456 / November 14, 2006 1:30 AM PST In reply to: mixing of sata and ide i too Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users.
Any help is very much appreciated.