Compaq sr1230nx sata drivers windows xp

I have a Compaq sr1230nx with a single 160GB HDD in it. I would like to add a segate 500GB drive to the machine (as an additional data drive) without reinstalling windows at all. The chipset is via km400, if that helps at all.

I have read that I have to enable SATA somewhere in the BIOS, but I cannot figure out how to do that. The drive is fine as I have had other computers recognize it. Thanks
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  1. VIA's KM400 chipset incorporates the VT8237R SATA controller. This controller is limited to SATA 1 speeds and will not autonegotiate a reduced link speed with SATA 2 or SATA 3 drives. Make sure your Seagate drive has a functional 1.5Gbps speed reduction jumper.
  2. scout_03 said:

    The link you posted directed me to the general hardware FAQ page. What page were you referring to in your post?
  3. see the one replacing a hard drive for the settings of the drive and the bios utility to check if the bios see both drive as they should be .
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