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Hey,

I recently got a S-ATA drive for my system. It already contained an IDE drive.
Now I want to use the IDE as storage and the S-ATA as main drive. I know how to do this and just installed Windows on the S-ata.

But now the IDE is still C and the main drive. How can I fix that?

Thx in advance,
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Well you want to plug em both in but set the Sata as master, and in bios have it boot first. It should boot up fine and once in windows use windows disk management to setup your other hard drive as a second drive. Any complications just post here. I wont be on long but others will gladly assist you
    
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OK, but when I do that, it says: Disk boot failure.
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Hmmm. You personally installed windows? Using that machine? If you installed windows on another machine with that drive and the mobo is diff than you have to reinstall.
    
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No, I booted with my IDE and put the Windows CD in. Then it restarted and I formatted and installed Windows on the S-ata.
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post #6 of 7
Will it boot to the SATA if you disconnect the IDE?
Is the IDE jumper set to slave?
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To change the drive levels, right click my computer, then manage. Click on Disk management on the left panel, then right click the disk partiton/hdd you want to change. Click on change drive letters/path.
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