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can i keep my partitions with SATA

Discussion in 'Storage Drives' started by sam83uk, 14 Aug 2006.

  1. sam83uk

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    Joined: 30 Dec 2003

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    if i start using the sata converter on my IDE drive and reinstall windows can i keep the partiions i have created with IDE and just reinstall windows again on the first partition?
     
  2. SiriusB

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    Yep.*

    *Assuming one has not formatted the entire HDD

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  3. Ice On Fire

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    Joined: 30 Jul 2004

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    Location: Johannesbug, South Africa

    As above, yes you can. Providing you have not deleted the partitions. The Serial ATA connecter just allows you to use the cable, nothing more. ;)