Sata or ide Tags: Configuration SATA Hard Drives Computers Windows XP Last response: October 2, 2012 6:01 PM in Windows XP Share syaufitra October 1, 2012 6:16:28 AM Hello, How to check sata or ide hdd type on computer via windows More about : sata ide PhilFrisbie October 1, 2012 7:46:46 PM It depends on why you need to check from Windows rather than the BIOS or opening up the PC. ram1009 October 2, 2012 5:18:49 AM The BIOS can be rather cryptic if you're not accustomed to using it. The easiest way to know for sure is to open the box and look. If the cable going to the HDD is less than an inch wide it's SATA. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Hawkeye22 October 2, 2012 6:01:07 PM http://www.computer-hardware-explained.com/sata-vs-ide.... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumSATA , IDE HDD Docking station ForumP5B-VM not recognizing 40GB IDE but SATA OK ForumIDE to SATA problem ForumIde to sata adapter ForumSata drive and dvd burner not always recognized on secondary ide channel ForumSata IDE Controller working but Win7 shows as unknown device and dont have drive Forum1 sata and 2 ide HDD in one system - 1 ide controller ForumSSD freezing using IDE-SATA adapter ForumConverting a IDE Drive to SATA Drive ForumSATA + IDE + Windows 8 ForumWindows 7 change ide to sata bd-rom ForumCan motherboards run separate SATA ports on different modes? IDE /AHCI ForumIDE HDD to SATA ForumI have HP running XP with SATA hard drive. would like to add IDE for extra stora ForumSATA vs IDE -- WHAT?!! ForumCan I raid 0 SATA and IDE hard drives ForumSATA III HDD on SATA PCI Card vs SATA IDE Adapter ForumIDE to SATA converters for laptops ForumIDE PSU and SATA HDD and Optical drive ForumPCMCIA slots need more power??? HELP! More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !