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Windows 7: plugging old SATA hard disk in AHCI system

01 Dec 2014   #1

windows 7 professional 32bit
plugging old SATA hard disk in AHCI system

My current system is running Win7 with SATA configured as AHCI.
I have an old desktop running WinXP but with SATA configured as IDE.

May I ask : Is it safe (in terms of data reliability) to plug the old WinVista HD in the current system for retrieving data files ?
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01 Dec 2014   #2

Windows 10 Pro x64

Why do you mention the XP machine ?

Yes, it`s safe.
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01 Dec 2014   #3

windows 7 professional 32bit

I'm sorry, actually I mean the old WinXP HD.

I worry about the risks of data corruption when the file system created by SATA(IDE) is read by SATA(AHCI).
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