I have a SATA to IDE converter that works between a SATA 150Mb/s port on a motherboard running Windows XPpro 32bit SP3 and an IDE hard drive. But it only works rarely between a SATA3.0Gb/s port on another motherboard running Windows 7 Home Premium
64bit SP1 and the same IDE hard drive. The drive shows up in the BIOS but not in Windows Explorer.
Further to the above I have found that if the SATA 3.0Gb/s port is set to Hot Plug each time the computer is started without the converter and then hot plugged in after Windows is running and logged in, the hard drive is recognised by Explorer. But after
shutting down and restarting with the converter connected Explorer does not see the hard drive.
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