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Windows 7: My Local Disk E: is gone

30 May 2011   #11
DalekOverSeer

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

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If you are using Sata 1 cables, replace with Sata 2.

can you explain what is the difference between SATA and SATA2 cable?
there isn't any. that is just a way for sites and companies to charge more for the same cable.


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31 May 2011   #12
richyrichuk

Windows 7 Ultimate N 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DalekOverSeer View Post
typically when something changes in the bios you know about it from messages you get during boot, so i normally ask for people to check their power cables, data cables first.

ok fair enough, but nobody had mentioned BIOS msgs
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31 May 2011   #13
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DalekOverSeer View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by vaidas3 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
If you are using Sata 1 cables, replace with Sata 2.

can you explain what is the difference between SATA and SATA2 cable?
there isn't any. that is just a way for sites and companies to charge more for the same cable.

There is no difference in maximum transfer speeds between cables labelled as SATA vs. SATA2. The only difference is that SATA2 cables have a locking mechanism to stabilise connection.

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