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IDE to SATA hard drive

Discussion in 'PC hardware help' started by fastfox, Jul 19, 2007.

  1. fastfox

    fastfox Member

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    Hello,
    I`m up grading my hard drive on one of my pc`s from ATA to SATA. What i want to know, is there any way i can copy everything files ect (including XP)to the new hard disc or am i looking at formating?
     
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    Sorry Meant IDE to SATA
     
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    IDE is in fact, ATA, or more specifically P-ATA. You can plug in the new hard disk and use an application called Norton Ghost to make an identical copy (that will let you use an operating system) onto the new hard drive.
     
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    Thanks sammorris
     

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