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What converter should i buy to attached my additional hard disk please show me

Additional hard disk to motherboard connection

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Am I right in thinking you want two drives on a single laptop IDE? (assuming due to the laptop picture displayed with your post). If so, I'd strongly recommend going with a USB external drive instead.

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Test all leads that attach to your hard drive including electrical extensions,IDE,SATA

the leads from your ((motherboard to your hard drive)) make sure they have a secure connection and are not faulty or just replace them there probably old and faulty
make sure all leads that are attached to your drives dvd\cd 3 1/2 inch floppy have secure connections and are not faulty even the electrical extensions or just replace them they are probably old and faulty a computer needs its connections to have an end so any faulty leads will end up with a computer error

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Can Vantec CB-IS100 IDE to SATA converter works to convert Motherboard ide port to sata or it made only for hard drives,cd-roms and DVD rom ?


It attaches directly to the drive, whether it be IDE hard disk or CD/DVD, and is used in boxes that already have sata connectors on the MB. Connector attaches to drive, cable from connector attached to drive to sata connection on MB.

Note: Sometimes these may not work (for a variety of different reasons).

Here is a link to one seller of the converter, read through the reviews. While it works well for most, sometimes there are issues.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812232004

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I attached a sata hard disk in addition to the existing ide hard disk drive in my pt800ce-a motherboard. But the system cannot detect the said sata hard disk. what should i do?


If your existing system is IDE motherboard your new SATA drive will not work as it will have compatibility issue, also the MB will not support it.

The same goes for RAMs, 2 uncompatible RAMs will make the PC slow down or keep shutting down....

I guess you have used an adaptor to connect a SATA disk/cable to the IDE MB, check that, it may be the issue also.

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replace all the leads that attach to your hard drive including electrical extensions + IDE,SATA and the ones that attach from your motherboard to hard drive
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Looking at the vendors I buy parts from, all the cards I saw offer both SATA and IDE ports. Here's one as an example. You definitely want SATA capability as most newer drives are only being offered as SATA, so you'll have a wider selection to choose from.

Another possibility: start fresh with a new system board. If the onboard IDE controller isn't working properly, this may be a warning sign that other problems follow. You might be better off spending your money on a new mobo that already supports IDE and SATA.

Hope this helps you make up your mind. Thanks for using Fixya!

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Primary IDE port does not work. My main hard disk drive and DVD writer drive are connected to the Secondary IDE port. If I move them to the the Primary IDE port, both the drives do not get detected at all....


Good day sir, there are several way to connect an extra IDE if the motherboard is full:
  1. Buy a PCI to IDE/SATA card. Check your local computer dealer if there is available.
  2. Buy an external USB to IDE Hard disk enclosure.
Of course, these are things to buy, but check first the CMOS setup if the Primary IDE is enabled on your PC.

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