Hitachi Deskstar Hdd Software.....Help

  Demora 20:20 19 May 07


Today I bought a new Hard drive. Its obviously an OEM version because it was just in a brown cardboard Box. No cables or software.

I have a spare SATA cable and can fit it tnto the PC Do I need any special software or can I use the usual way to format this.

Also I noticed that there aren't any Jumpers to set on the Back, Is this the case with SATA? This would be a Slave drive as I already have 200gbs.



  woodchip 20:46 19 May 07

Sata do not Have Jumpers. If your Computer already as Sata from New it should work

  Demora 23:28 19 May 07

Thanks Woodchip.

This is the first pc I've had with SATA. Always had IDE in the past.


  Trackrat 23:44 19 May 07

Connect it up then use Disk management to format it.

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