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Silently upgraded to 200 mbit tier [OptimumOnline] by mbernste395. Would I also have to load drivers to gain recognition and would there be a paticuliar order that should occur? http://www.amazon.com/Connectland-CL-CAB40021-Molex-Power-Cable/dp/B003L5D0OE/ref=sr_1_3?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1347765373&sr=1-3&keywords=molex+to+sata+power+adapterIf both the IDE drives have failed, then you will need to reinstall (with CD disks) the OS (probably Win-XP and the associated drivers. within the Hard Drive Support forums, part of the Tech Support Forum category. this contact form

MSI A88XM-E45http://pcpartpicker.com/part/msi-motherboard-a88xme45This has the 4 RAM slots....everything else looks the sameHow much difference does it make if I'm not gaming on RAM speed...1333, 1600, 1860I notice the price can be quite Hope this helps. You could look it up, probably, but it won't make a difference anyway, unless maybe a tiny bit if you use AHCI and your drive supports NCQ. Once you are sure that that works, format the old drive and use it for extra storage.

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On start up I got the choice of running either XP or XP Professional. The Dell website should have them. All information is provided "AS IS." Website operating problems contact . During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

  • That means I'll have to install WinXP onto the new drive then right?
  • only for it to time out with "10 seconds remaining" after about an hour and a half.
  • then deleted that data from the old drive, ran disk defrag on the old HDD and then rebooted to see how much it sped up the computer after freeing up some
  • assuming that it all works okay.Thank you for everyone's help...

Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads I'd like to fix this problem, why am I getting this error and what do I need to do to fix it? - Thanks, Jim Like 0 You have posted to Socket AMD AM3+ Option:AMD AM3+ Socket: You can use AM3+ motherboards with the FX-4000 series, the FX-6000 series or the FX-8000 series CPUs... Drive 0 Not Found Serial Ata Sata-0 change the line (highlighted in BOLD):multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" tomulti(0)disk(1)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional"reason: SATA drives take presidency over IDE in many BIOSes, ergo they become DISK (0)....

Then leaving the (80GB PATA) as the boot drive with Windows and program files on it. I can't even tell what motherboard I have... it's not a good idea to save on the PSU... http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/290045-32-dimension-4600-solely-sata-hard-drive Posted by nclonie on 17 Aug 2009 12:23 Suggested Answer Dale, to follow up my post above about all the nonsense I had trying to install XP on a new, working

RE: SATA Drive install issues on Dell Dimension 4600 JustinCW (TechnicalUser) (OP) 4 Jul 08 17:35 Roger-Right... What Does Drive 0 Not Found Mean Previously had 2 IDE hard drives and just bought a 1TB SATA drive for storage, to replace 1 of the IDE drives. hoping to see how much it sped up the computer after freeing up some disc space... My Athlon CPU is rated at 1759 on the Passmark Benchmarks, and the AMD AM1 Sempron 3850 APU with a speed of 1.3 Ghz with Radeon R3 is rated at 1733

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Posted by chriska on 20 Nov 2009 22:25 Did you ever get the Primary Drive recognized. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/fresh-install-sata-hd-to-dell-dimension-4600-339328/ Copy all of the files BACK to your first hard drive, and try to boot back onto that. Dell Dimension 4600 Specs ChicanoAug 10, 2014, 8:42 PM Great decision!... Primary Drive 0 Not Found Dell Dimension 2400 I can hear the SATA drive spinning. 06-09-2010, 04:27 PM #10 Wrench97 Team Manager, GamingTeam Manager, Microsoft SupportTeam Manager, Hardware TeamMicrosoft MVP Join Date: May 2008 Location:

I had been as low as about 4GB free in the last couple weeks... weblink Like 0 You have posted to a forum that requires a moderator to approve posts before they are publicly available. Copy all of the files BACK to your first hard drive, and try to boot back onto that. x A driver is a piece of software that enables your computer’s operating system to communicate with hardware devices such as printers, modems and video cards. Dell Dimension 4600 Hard Drive

no other names. All rights reserved.Unauthorized reproduction or linking forbidden without expressed written permission. Recently I've had the equally unhelpful "Error loading OS". http://intouchvoip.net/dimension-4600/dimension-4600-a07-drivers.html You may even find, as I did, that when XP Professional installs, your XP Home files also install.

I look on the thing and all it really says is "DELL"... Sata Primary Drive 0 Not Found Some may or not be available in your area, so check some articles on how to choose the right one for you that is available. None of this will be an issue if you ghost the drive though.

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I have an old Dell Dimension 4600 that has 2 SATA headers. However, after loading the XP installation files, at the point where I have to run Setup, I get the message "SATA drive not found". Diskette Drive 2. No Boot Device Available Have you ever used LINUX ?

Check other merchants in the pcpartspicker list... Quote:If you turn the SATA controller on, reboot, then hit F2 and look in the boot sequence, do you see a 4th option for SATA?If so, make sure it is the Press/hold the power button again for ~30 sec. his comment is here Can I install Windows on a HDD without erasing all of the data on it?

If I plug the SATA HD into the SATA on the motherboard will it be recognized? It might be worth checking the Drivers folder of the XP installation disk you're using to find out if it includes those two files. So you never installed Windows XP on the new drive, you were still booting off the old drive? The offer is good but I'd suggest not to dive into the offer tll you do some research...

Did you order 8 or 12 GBs of RAM... 3 X 4 is 12GB.. This comic made me giggle [Security] by FatSecurity325. Is is your goal to boot Windows off the new drive? I can't see how I can connect it to the 4600 power unit.

How to Install Microsoft Office on Linuxhttp://www.howtogeek.com/171565/how-to-install-microsoft-office-on-linux/You can download Windows 7 from the link below... IDE Drive Diagnostics9. Can you put this hard drive into another PC as a secondary drive to see if it's still readable (keep in mind that it won't boot another PC without proper drivers) but check buyer's comments about them.

the price of $91.99 is to much for 8GB and to little for 12GB, so I can't tell which.