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Hard Drive SATA or IDE

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#1 Manshead


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Posted 02 March 2018 - 09:22 AM

My friend has a Sony all in one model number PCV-AF1m the HD is failing. Does anyone know if it has a SATA or IDE Hard Drive. I've searched with Google to no avail.

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 09:55 AM

Download and install this system profiler and it should tell you exactly what hardware is inside of the computer.


You can than Google the model # of the hard drive and it should tell you what type it is.




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Edited by The-Toolman, 02 March 2018 - 09:56 AM.

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 09:55 AM

Just looked at the spec sheet, it is an ATA drive a pretty old interface.  There are new drives on Ebay for $25!

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 09:57 AM

I could not find your model but the closest one to it, the PCV-AV1L as shown in the below video is SATA. IDE drives disappeared years ago.



If the computer boots up you can confirm the model number in Device Manager.

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