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sata and ide probs

By byrdsworth
Jul 12, 2005
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  1. Hi all...I've just built a new pc
    mobo psp800s
    p4 3.0 gig
    I've got 2 sata drives one on which I've installed xp pro
    I'm trying to conect a ide drive with some file I need to copy to the sata drive but as soon as I conneect the ide ..it won't boot up
    I've tried every thing I can think of with the same result
    anyone know what is happening
    any advice would be appreciated
    cheers
    Byrds
  2. MrGaribaldi

    MrGaribaldi TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 2,802

    Have you been into the BIOS and set the SATA drive to first boot drive? If the IDE is earlier in the list of drives the system will try to boot from, it won't boot..
  3. byrdsworth

    byrdsworth TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Hi thanks for the quick reply...yes I've done as you say ..I thought that would fix it ..but the same thing is happening...
    cheers
    Byrds
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