Using Acronis True Image, you can transfer a system from IDE to SATA hard disk and vice versa
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Using Acronis True Image or Acronis Migrate Easy 7.0, you can transfer a system from IDE to SATA hard disk and vice versa. No special preparation or using Acronis Universal Restore is necessary.
Using the Clone Disk tool
See also Resizing Partitions during Disk Cloning.
Acronis Bootable Media
Using the Back Up and Restore method
Windows, Acronis Bootable Media
When the cloning is done, you may need to switch the disk mode in BIOS. Please consult your manufacturer's user guide on how to do this in BIOS of your particular machine. See also AHCI Interface Support in Acronis Products.