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Sata or ide

Last response: in Windows XP
October 1, 2012 6:16:28 AM

Hello, How to check sata or ide hdd type on computer via windows

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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.
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.