I did download the driver, but it saves it as an application. What are you attempting to do? There’s no difference in cable between SATA 1 and 2. That’s what I do for a living. Did you download the Driver or the Application?

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Did I sqta up the drive properly? If both SATA and drive models are rpm, this will limit them to a practical maximum speed, in the MBps range.

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dell e520 sata I would plug the power cable into the unused one I found. When it blue screens I get the typical memory dump that we are all used to seeing. I’m trying to install XP. You’ll just designate the boot drive in the BIOS and dell e520 sata other will show up ready for use. My system originally came with no OS and I previously had no problem installing Vista on the box.

There is a sata connection next to the one my main HD uses but that one is taken up by the DVD drive.

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Thanks for the swift reply mate. You satta be ok with any drives up to 2. In other words I never actually made dell e520 sata change.


So, maybe I should buy a separate power cable and SATA interface cable and connect the drive as shown in the right diagram. One must run the EXE file to extract those dell e520 sata before attempting to feed them to the Windows XP installation program. The extra one I described above plugged into the back of the drive as is.

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Is this worth doing? Back to Desktops forum 10 total posts. I just made the change, however I received the same results. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET’s great community.

Post the issue in the appropriate Board, where they will dell e520 sata answered. Intel Matrix Storage Manager http: This is a confusing statement to me, the whole purpose e5520 autospeed negotiation is to be backward compatible to sata1.

From the E driver page: I don’t have another computer dell e520 sata SATA connections to test the drive, but I would be very surprised if the new drive was bad. The install was easy enough.

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Whenever I download an application, I change the. Vista has far too many hardware and software compatability issues right now for me to switch at this data. I use the menu button shutdown and the screen goes blank, but the system does not fully shut down.

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Along with the memory dump the screen also contained a message stating that it could not find the source disk.

However, I am not quite sure where to plug the drive into on the motherboard. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting dell e520 sata the forums–revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Try changing dell e520 sata download extension.

If you still have problems It is when you have 3TB drives that it becomes a bit of a problem, more dell e520 sata here: Hi Harrypm82, Yes, there should be no problem installing a new drive as the system drive, installing the OS, and using your original drive as backup.

Then when it goes through the boot sequence the BIOS dell e520 sata find the new drive.

My solution works for people who have already tried the following:.