Jump to content

Do I need to load SATA drivers for external drive if...


Mr Reorg
 Share

Recommended Posts

This may not be in the right forum.....

I bought a SATA HD (WD3200AAKS) and an Antec MX-1 enclosure to use for back-ups of data. Will I need to load SATA drivers in order for XP Home to recognize and format the external drive?

I plan on connecting it via USB to an old Dell PC with only PATA drives, (mobo based on 850 chipset; NO sata drivers came with it).

Link to comment
Share on other sites


Guest www.dublinPCservices.com

XP with no SP's won't recognise SATA, but with the addition of SP1, it will.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
 Share

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.


×
×
  • Create New...