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Mixing SATA and IDE Drives

by BobCrozier / November 25, 2012 10:59 PM PST

Hi there. I have an ASUS M/B with a SATA H/D but wanted to transfer some of the data from my old IDE drives. I bought a converter on a certain online auction site. Fitted it ok, led lit up on both converter and m/b but when I boot up I can't see the IDE drive on My Computer or on the BIOS setup. What am I doing wrong?

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Either it doesn't work or
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 25, 2012 11:07 PM PST

You should try all three jumper settings. IDE has Master, Slave and Cable Select. That's a 2 out of 3 chance it could be that.

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What did the instructions for the converter say about the
by VAPCMD / November 26, 2012 8:49 AM PST

the drive jumper settings ?


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