Recover data from SATA hd

By My3Sons
Feb 20, 2007
  1. Hi!

    I am in the process of trying to recover data from a SATA drive. Ultimately I would like it to be a temporary Slave drive so that I can get the data.

    OS is XP Pro and System has IDE Master & Slave already.

    During boot the SATA drive is detected however then a RAID menu comes up to create RAID.

    Since I would like to preserve the data on the drive, I am reluctant to set up RAID. I really do not want to do that.

    Any guidance is Appreciated!!
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,675   +389

    In your BIOS there should be a place to turn RAID off for sata drives, then you'll be able to use it as a single drive.
  3. My3Sons

    My3Sons TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks for your help! I got past the initial problem. It does turn out this drive is no good. Appreciate it.
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