How to Install Dual SATA HDD with XP
The installation of dual SATA HDD provides a number of reasons. The main reason for dual SATA HDD is that of drive space. As of 2010, dual SATA HDD achieves capacities of up to 2 TB each. Also, dual SATA HDD permits for potential RAID configuration options later in the system's life span. The installation of dual SATA HDD in Windows XP is a simple procedure virtually any computer user can achieve.
• Cut off the power source from the computer.
• Place the main tough drive cage. This is build up just before the front face of the computer case.
• Place 2 offered drive bay within the cage for increasing the hard drives.
• Put in one hard drive in every drive bay with the supremacy and data interfaces oriented toward the rear of the case.
• Insert one end of a SATA data cable to the data socket connector on the back of each drive.
• Attach the opposed end of every data cable to an available SATA data port on the motherboard. These ports are usually placed the lower right corner of the motherboard and are labeled for simple detection.
• Place 2 available SATA power connectors from the computer's power supply unit.
• Attach every power connector to the command socket on the rear face of the hard drives next to the data socket.
• Change the PC side access panel and re-establish any electrical connection cut off before.
• Boot into Windows XP. The drives will be auto-configured by the motherboard's BIOS and the Windows XP OS. There is no requiring for any software or driver installations.