Installing an old sata drive into new pc Tags: Hard Drives Sata Dell Storage Last response: August 6, 2010 5:42 PM in Storage Share danieljbryan51 August 6, 2010 4:18:39 PM Hello, I had a dell 5100 its broke I want to put the good hard drive into a dell 9150 but the pc wont bootup from the old drive or detect it in any way help please More about : installing sata drive | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove gtvr August 6, 2010 5:42:09 PM What model is the HD - definitely SATA? Does it show up at all in the BIOS? Does it definitely have power (spin up)? If the old PC broke, how certain are you the HD is good? | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>Installing an old sata drive into new pc> Related ressources: ForumInstalling Windows XP to SATA on an old MSI board. ForumWill 8 yr old Intel mobo support a new sata hard drive ForumInstalling Ubuntu 10.10 64 bit on new SATA drive ForumNeed Help!!! New SATA HD installed on old MB with WinXP SP2 ForumGhosting xp on an old ide drive and putting it on a new sata drive ForumInstalling new SSD on old MSI motherboard ForumStorage Drive from Old PC to New Not Visible on New PC ForumOLD SATA II HD with XP on new PC , a lil help ForumOld IDE's to new Sata II ForumNew motherboard cannot re-install windows to my old Hard drive . ForumOld hard drive , new PC ForumNew MB/ Old Processor/ New Fan/ Old Sata Drives = Smoke? ForumInstall old sata primary hard drive to new system ForumUsing old HD with Windows installation on a new PC ForumTrouble Installing 2nd Sata Drive ! Help! ForumMy computer is saying that there is a hard disk failure Forum[Solved] Format my hard drive?? ForumLock external Hard Drive ForumI want to remove operating system and use hard drive for storage only ForumUSB hard drive More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !