Hi all, I am running XP home,the hard drive is SATA 300 GB, I have an IDE hard drive from an old computer 112 GB which I have connected on a IDE ribbon but it is not allowing me to write to it although the computer has accepted it. They both show in "my computer" I can drag and drop files to it but they are as short cuts only. Do I have to put a SATA HD in. Any help please. TIA.