Connect IDE drive to SATA

  JPJOF 17:19 05 Jun 05

Hi, I have a 80gb IDE hard drive full of data and my new computer is SATA. Is there any way of connecting a second hard drive (IDE) to a SATA motherboard? My board has only one IDE interface and the optical drive is occupying it. I want to leave the hard drive installed permanently.

  bremner 17:35 05 Jun 05

Two choices.

1. An IDE to Sata adapter

2. Put the IDE in an external caddy and connect it to the machine via USB.

  bremner 17:38 05 Jun 05

click here for adapter

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:41 05 Jun 05

Third choice

Diconnect CD cnnect HDD initsplace , transfer data remove HDD refit CD

  bremner 17:45 05 Jun 05

I really must read the question.

You can permanently install the HDD on the IDE connector as a slave to the CD Rom.

  JPJOF 14:53 08 Jun 05

Thanks for the help!

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