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bamakodaker

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I really hate to ask this question - how do I know if my drive is IDE or not? I want to know about my old drive - and my new drive. I'm replacing a drive. I asked the sales person if there was anything specific I needed to know before buying a replacement drive and they said this one would work fine. I'd like to know before I open the box though!
Any suggestions?

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Get Everest Home

http://www.lavalys.c...p?pid=1&lang=en

Click + next to computer then summary to look at storage

You can also get this from device manager
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Forgive me for not being so specific. I am wondering what tells you on the physical outside of the hard drives whether they are ATI, or SAT or whatever. I believe I have the SCSI figured out. I'd just like to know before trying to install the new HD that I can't use it. I don't believe the store will take it back at that time!
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Hi bamakodaker...

What is the make and model of your hard drive and what kind of computer are you going to install it in?

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Google the mfr. name and part number, or go to the mfr. website. Most makers have websites or at least redirect pages like

www.ourname.com

You'll find plenty of info about installation.
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