How to Upgrade IDE to SATA Hard Drive Without Reinstalling OS

Summary :

Why to Upgrade IDE to SATA

How to Upgrade IDE to SATA

4 Moves to Clone IDE to SATA

Move 1: Initialize Your New SATA Hard Drive

Move 2: Set the SATA Hard Drive to IDE Mode in BIOS

Move 3: Copy All the Data in IDE to SATA Hard Drive

Move 4: Boot from the SATA Hard Drive

Further Tip: Migrate OS from IDE to SATA Hard Drive

Bottom Line

IDE to SATA FAQ