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Old 05-07-2009, 09:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i have an acer 4000lci laptop & the hard drive went out,it had a 60gb hitachi travelstar ata/ide. i ordered a hitachi travelstar 160gb for replacement,they sent a 160gb 5400/8mb mobile serial ata sata hd drive.is this the same type or compatable with the old ata/ide drive?
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IDE and SATA are not compatible with each other at all, you may want to return the drive.
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