Hard Drive Install? Tags: Hard Drives Cable Storage Last response: June 1, 2001 7:13 PM in Storage Share Anonymous a b G Storage May 30, 2001 12:04:34 AM My hard drive developed bad sectors and I am getting a replacement, can I just unhook the cables from the drive and put them in the new one or should I remove the old cables from the motherboard and use the new ones I get with my new drive? More about : hard drive install camieabz May 30, 2001 12:08:21 AM Why not use new parts when you have them. This gives you a chance to lose the dust with a bit of a spring clean too. <b> "Now drop your weapons or I'll kill him with this deadly jelly baby." :wink: </b> Arrow May 30, 2001 2:23:10 AM Both should be fine, but I guess that makes sense. Rob Please visit <b><A HREF="http://www.ncix.com/shop/index.cfm?affiliateid=319048" target="_new">http://www.ncix.com/shop/index.cfm?affiliateid=319048&l...;/A></b> Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Anonymous a b G Storage June 1, 2001 7:13:17 PM Are you replacing an ATA-33 drive with a newer ATA-66 drive on a newer mobo? Than maybe it'll be better to use the supplied ATA66 IDE-cables (and use that controller on your mobo for a change !). If not, why bother (Do not disturb the airflow you created -- ever!) Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHow do I install Windows 7 on a blank Hard Drive Forum SolvedHow to Reformat hard drive, And install Windows 7? Forum Solvedhow do I install windows 8 on the slave hard drive Forum SolvedHow do I install windows 7 onto a new hard drive without cd or DVD but I have the product key on the back of my old laptop bec Forum SolvedHow can I format my vista hard drive so I can do clean install of win7 Forum SolvedSSD secondary hard drive install help Forum SolvedCan I install Windows 8.1 to a clean hard drive (no OS)? Forum SolvedAttempting fresh install of Mavericks on Macbook with NEW HARD DRIVE with no access to a functional MAC Forum Solveddo i need to fresh install windows on a added hard drive? Forum Solvedhow to install a second hard drive thats running WinXP Pro 64bit. I want to use it as a backup drive Forum SolvedCan i Install Windows 7 on an External Hard Drive? Forum SolvedInstall windows from another hard drive to SSD? Forum Solvedhow can i format my hard drive before i install a oem windows 7 Forum SolvedI formatted my Hard Drive and now can't install Windows Forum Solvedistall a driver on hard drive for a hp g62 to install win7 Forum SolvedCan I install system builder Windows 7 on a formatted hard drive? Forum SolvedBare Seagate Hard Drive not formatted will not install OS Forum SolvedWindows 8.1 wont let me install on my hard drive. 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 SolvedIs it possible to install a new internal hard drive on an old 2004 system running XP? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !