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Installing I have to install a new Hard Drive which I have purchased but the Connections are different. This is because installed currently is a ide Cable and the New Hard Drive is Sata what I wish to know is after removing both ends of IDE Cable where do I insert the Sata Cable on the motherboard. If Possible a illustration would help. The version I have is MS7191 VER1 Thank you Norman F White Cannot go back to PC Manufacturer they have gone Bust (Evesham)


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I couldn't find illustration, but you'll need SATA cable and 4 small orange/yellow connectors in the corner of motherboard are your SATA connectors.
Norman, if you have an SATA drive, you need an SATA cable. The power connectors are the same for either interface. There is no need to change from IDE to SATA, both will work on your motherboard. If you have an SATA hard drive you can still use an IDE cd rom. In fact, you can have any IDE device and any SATA device in your computer. If you connect something and it does not work, check your motherboard manual and see if you can run all of the IDE controllers and all the SATA controllers at once, some motherboards require that you disable an IDE channel if you're using all available SATA controllers.
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