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 SATA , IDE HDD Docking station Forum P5B-VM not recognizing 40GB IDE but SATA OK Forum IDE to SATA problem Forum Ide to sata adapter Forum Sata drive and dvd burner not always recognized on secondary ide channel Forum Sata IDE Controller working but Win7 shows as unknown device and dont have drive Forum 1 sata and 2 ide HDD in one system - 1 ide controller Forum SSD freezing using IDE-SATA adapter Forum Converting a IDE Drive to SATA Drive Forum SATA + IDE + Windows 8 Forum Windows 7 change ide to sata bd-rom Forum Can motherboards run separate SATA ports on different modes? IDE /AHCI Forum IDE HDD to SATA Forum I have HP running XP with SATA hard drive. would like to add IDE for extra stora Forum SATA vs IDE -- WHAT?!! Forum Can I raid 0 SATA and IDE hard drives Forum SATA III HDD on SATA PCI Card vs SATA IDE Adapter Forum IDE to SATA converters for laptops Forum IDE PSU and SATA HDD and Optical drive Forum PCMCIA slots need more power??? HELP! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !