olobay
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IDE to SATA

Hello,

I just recieved my Vostro 430 and I wanted to make sure that if I buy an IDE to SATA adapter, Vostro 430 will be able to read and write correctly to an old IDE drive installed internally. I do not want to buy an enclosure and have an external drive but instead have 2 internal drives. Also in the BIOS, what setting should the drives be on? I do not want them as a RAID.

Thanks for all the help.

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Re: IDE to SATA

olobay

If the IDE to SATA adaptor works correctly, the Vostro 430 should recognize the IDE hard drive, allowing it to read and write, as a secondary hard drive.

After installing, check in the System Setup, that the SATA port it's connected to, is enabled [on] and the drive is recognized.

Bev.

 


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