The primary HDD on here is an IDE, which comes with the computer, and is not removable as the computer is configured to boot only that HDD (for some reason).
I'm trying to get this computer to read a SATA HDD (160GB). I want it to be a secondary storage device. It's from another computer I have whose motherboard fried, and there is data on it that I need to access for my business. It has Windows XP installed as the OS.
So I hooked it up to the secondary HDD cable, which is of course attached to the main IDE HDD (no other option I think). I booted Windows XP as usual from the main HDD, but the SATA drive isn't showing up in "My Computer," nor is it registering in the Device Manager. The "Secondary Storage Device" slot in the BIOS doesn't show the SATA either.
I went to the BIOS to disable SCSI as recommended by another user on another forum, but there isn't an option for that in my BIOS.
All I need is to get the data off of that SATA HDD and onto the HDD already in the computer.
All help is appreciated.
OS: Windows XP
Manufacturer/Model: HP pavilion / a370n