| | Re: Athlon and XP Questions
> Hi all
> I have come by an Athlon box 2.2GHz 448Mb RAM running XP Media Centre.
> Can anyone help with the following please?
> Is XP media centre like XP home - i. e. no administrator account except in
> safe mode?
> I would like add an old IDE drive into the box to recover data.
> The existing HD is SATA I believe, connected by bright orange/red flat
> There is a CD writer attached via a ribbon cable.
> Can I connect the old drive to a spare connector on this ribbon cable?
> I understand that I will have to set the drive jumpers to "slave"?
> Also, the old drive will have been assigned the letter C from its original
> install. Will this confuse the boot process,
> or will it be assigned a new letter in the Athlon box? yes