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 255 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... . Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumTrying to install first SATA hard drive ForumTrying to install first SATA hard drive monitor doesn't work ForumMy drivers is missing frome the hard drive trying to install windows 7 and it as ForumHelp Installing my first SATA Hard Drive ForumTrying to install Win 2000 on a SATA Disk. Forumhttp://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] isk-system ForumWD SATA Hard Drive Install ForumVista won't install on SATA hard drive . ForumNew SATA Hard Drive Install Forum[HELP]............How To Install A Second SATA Hard Drive InTo E521 ForumTrying to install windows 7 on new hard drive via usb/ ForumCan't install windows on my SATA hard drive ! ForumBSOD and other hang ups when trying to install XP Pro SP3 on new drive ForumHow to install Ubuntu on SATA Hard drive ForumInstall 2nd (old, ata) hard drive on sata machine .. ForumSATA hard drive not detected in Disc Manager ForumMy computer is saying that there is a hard disk failure ForumDrive does not appear in disk manager ForumPC will no longer boot with second hard drive connected Forum[Solved] External hard dive problem More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !