Trying to install first SATA hard drive Tags: Hard Drives SATA Storage Last response: July 3, 2012 12:44 PM in Storage Share kiron611 July 3, 2012 11:58:01 AM kkk More about : install sata hard drive WyomingKnott a c 289 G Storage July 3, 2012 12:44:50 PM 1) What is the problem? 2) Do you already have an IDE boot drive, or will you be installing the system on this drive. Physically, you connect a seven-wire SATA cable to the data connector on one end and the motherboard controller port on the other. You connect the SATA power cable to the power connector on the drive: http://pcsupport.about.com/gi/o.htm?zi=1/XL&zTi=1&sdn=p... If you are going to install Windows, let the installation procedure format the disk. If you are going to use it for data, see http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/265764-32-guide-insta... . m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedTrying to install first SATA hard drive monitor doesn't work Forum Trying to install first SATA hard drive Forum I have been trying to install a SATA hard drive on to my ASROCK P4VM800 motherboard but have not been able to. I have been to Forum Help Installing my first SATA Hard Drive Forum SolvedAfter trying to install windows 7 on a new system it keeps saying select a hard drive or install support for said hard-drive Forum Win 7 wont boot after trying to install extra hard drive Forum SolvedI bought a new computer with a SATA hard drive running windows 8. I want to install a second SATA hard drive running windows Forum SolvedJust installed msata hard drive and fresh windows 7 install; laptop does not recognize sata hard drive Forum SolvedBSOD when trying to install Windows XP on freshly formatted hard drive Forum run BIOS when trying to install windows on new hard drive? Forum SolvedTrying to install windows 7 rc on third hard drive Forum Computer doesn't find hard drive when trying to install windows 7t Forum Trying to install Windows 7 on a new system where the Only drive is a sata drive Forum SolvedSeagate Barracuda 1TB Hard Drive - 7200RPM, 64MB, SATA Installation Forum Solvedmy pc won't load any hard drive. it shows in the bios option, but goes no where when try to boot or install windows Forum SolvedCan i install a second hard drive with its own operating system im using sata Forum SolvedTried to install Windows Vista onto new hard drive and it did not complete for some reason Forum (probably) hard drive issues when trying to install win xp x86 Forum Trying to install windows 7 on new hard drive via usb/ Forum I bought a refurbished hard drive and i am trying to install vistaon the PC Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !