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Julian Pearce
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Pavillion M1000

I need to replace by cd/dvd writer, please could someone tell me is it a pata or a sata

Many thanks
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peter wolfe
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Re: Pavillion M1000

It's really easy to tell by taking
a peek inside. A pata CD/DVD drive
will have a wide, flat, ribbon
cable connecting it to the system.
A nice picture is here:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parallel_ATA

A sata CD/DVD will have a narrow
cable connecting it, with an
approx. 8mm connector. A picture
is here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serial_ATA
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Julian Pearce
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Re: Pavillion M1000

Thank you Peter, you have answered my question completely

BW

Julian Pearce
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