Serial ATA hard drive

By marygg
Aug 6, 2007
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  1. Is it possible for me to troubleshoot a serial hard drive on my parallel computer? I was going to slave it to another computer.
  2. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 10,067   +13

    NO. You cannot run a SATA drive on PATA connections. Either hook it to a SATA port and install the drivers or use it as an external drive with a USB to SATA connector/case.
  3. marygg

    marygg TechSpot Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 135

    Thanks Tedster. I got one. Problem solved.
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