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Last edited by Hyperactive, Thu, 24 Aug 2006 16:39. #2 - spankmeyer Thu, 24 Aug 2006 17:14 spankmeyer S2 licensed Joined : Fri, 19 Sep 2003 12:01 Posts : 3080 Visit Or is there another way around this? by Jared Palmer / April 12, 2016 12:00 PM PDT In reply to: A little more info would help First off, you say "Both Seagate and Western Digital have good reputations" Generally, if you're adding a second hard drive you would set it up as the primary slave. (The secondary master and slave are usually used for optical drives, although they can have a peek here

In the process of removing my backup files and converting to use the back up as the main drive, I got the message "hard drive failure is eminent". Try to find SATA cables with metal retention clips, because they help keep the connectors secured. I purchased these devices at either a local computer business or online sites, usually for around $20 - $30. Wow again thank you Reply Eric says: October 13, 2009 at 11:16 pmGreat instructions.

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These drives have spinning disks and generate heat so don't run them for long periods.I have Sabrent EC-UEIS7s that have cooling fans but still burned one up when I forgot to I plugged the disks toto sata3 and sata4 . For the price of the adapter, I would go with a new enclosure like this one. Because of just that, they are NEWBIES.

So now I need to know where I can buy what you posted a pic of on the ASUS eStore, or where else I can find the correct cable. Would you please kindly walk me thru?. Thank you! Sata Power Cable You will be able to take the compatability jumper off and run it natively.

At this stage it is not important to screw in your old drive; you can just rest it somewhere convenient, but don't leave it hanging in midair. Then i remembered that one is set to slave the other to master what do i set the third one to i tried slave but still screeched at me! My next Challange!!!Cheers Tim Reply Donny says: January 3, 2009 at 4:19 pmFantastic article!! http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1666247/buy-sata-cables-harddrive-ordered.html The hard drive that the system boots from is usually the primary master.

that's starnge. Hard Drive Connector Types In Windows 2000/XP/Vista, your new drive will not appear at all in My Computer until you format it. How do you format a HD that you cant see then? New box HD is SATA.

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By the way, I grew up in St. https://rog.asus.com/forum/archive/index.php/t-10013.html Thanks alot. Sata Hard Drive Power Cable It does certainly look old but there are no problems. How To Connect Sata Hard Drive To Motherboard Try going into BIOS and modify your boot settings, make sure your IDE drive with the OS is listed to boot before the other one.

Reply Tyler Thompson says: September 10, 2007 at 2:10 pmDavid,When you clone a drive, it copies it exactly as it were before. I took it to my local Staples store and was told the connection where the cord plugs in had come loose, causing the drive to appear as having never been used. Well, in June it went down again, this time I never downloaded anything and adult porn was out the question. They failed to meet any of their labeled average run time especially with their 3TB models.Also, Seagate drives are all just a standard desktop or laptop hard drive internally. How To Connect Hard Drive To Motherboard

Easy to understand! thanks Reply Jenna says: March 20, 2009 at 1:22 pmOkay… here is my issue and I am at whits end.My hard drive crashed, but I had a back up one. The issue of the ports is a strange one, which I can't seem to get my head around. http://webgeninfosystems.com/hard-drive/sata-drive-not-showing-up-in-win7.html didn't the new motherboard come with any?

Last Post 3 Hours Ago Greetings, I got a Notbook from a friend to fix it, strictly speaking, installing a fresh copy of operating system. Sata Data Cable I used to buy cheap ones, too. Need Help Installing Radeon HD 6770 on Gateway DX4860 Bring me up to date: Are floppies still needed for HD SATA install XP?

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There's no major manufacturers making any SSD "memory chip" external hard drives. Related Resources solved Building a computer, parts ordered, what other cables will i need to buy? Even for a non-too compuer literate such as myself!Cheers! Sata Interface Cable Well, thing is, I have 900GB of data on the drive that I cannot lose.

Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube LinkedIn Tumblr Pinterest Newsletters RSS Subscribe ▲ Learn more about PCWorld's Digital Editions    🔎 Home News Reviews How-To Video Business Laptops Tablets Phones Hardware Have done this many times for hard drives that have a ‘bad spot' that didn't allow it to be recognized on boot-up. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Save your money, the drive is probably fine. this contact form Reply Janine says: August 16, 2007 at 6:28 pmMany thanks for the VERY SIMPLE step by step instructions for initializing a STA harddrive.

Cables In case your hard drive didn’t come with a complete set (they usually do not), make sure you have all the required cables. It's there in the device manager too, saying it is working properly but it has no letter allocated to it. by mpias / April 16, 2016 5:10 PM PDT In reply to: USB adapter Most 2.5" and 3.5" hard drives manufactured over the last bunch of years use the same connector. Reply Norm says: September 23, 2009 at 12:21 amHaving the same problem.

and yes, they're the same hook up. I've hooked up all the cables and turned the drive to "On" in the Setup Utility. Now I want to remove this and install Ubuntu. What they need is to study "Computers for Dummies" first -then- read this article.

it's kind of a workaround, but it should work.If you don't want to spend money, I'd suggest getting a real partitioning program like gdisk or something and re-partition it in dos