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Old February 5, 2008, 05:03 PM
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Originally Posted by sircuster View Post
My MB BIOS is set to IDE for both Controllers. I would like to switch the drives to AHCI.

Will doing this corrupt the data on the drives?

With the drives set to AHCI, will I be able to plug them into my son's computer Sata 1 port, which is set to IDE. This would be my external eSata drive that is used for file storage only.

Your expertise is much apprechiated with this problem.
I have recently done this and its not that difficult and works fine.

It will depend on your motherboard if you'll need AHCI for eSata or not... I don't.
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