Where can I find the .inf driver file for a WD5000LPLX drive?

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I need the .inf file for a WD hard drive WD5000LPLX in order to run Acronis Universal Restore.   I have looked on the WD website and also in Device Manager under drivers, but I cannot find the .inf file.   Acronis needs this in order to restore to different hardware.
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Driver for a Hard Drive - that's very unusual ?
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There is no .inf - WD Black uses a generic Windows SATA HDD driver
Do you mean the .ini file Acronis uses as an instruction list to restore the image?
If the chipset in the new PC is much newer than your copy of Acronis, you need the chipset and/or SATA controller drivers.  Even Acronis uses their own driver for the storage device itself and Windows has since about 1992.
Read this:
https://kb.acronis.com/aur
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Good point Davis - what's the model of motherboard you are restoring to?
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did you test with the paragon utility yet?

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It is a Dell Precision tower 5810.   I am trying to restore a backup created on this same computer, rather than on a different one, but with a new hard drive.   I can see both of the hard drives on the screen where I select the backup to be restored, but when I try to choose the destination, the second hard drive is not visible.
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are you sure you selected the right drive?  it sounds like you selected the destination drive as origin drive
From the users manual:" If the SATA operation is set to RAID ON (which is the default)", " the hard drives will display {none} in all the fields. The hard drives can be seen in the RAID controller card BIOS." which means they would not be visible to Acronis, either.  I don't know why you left the original drive connected; but, it could easily be why you cannot restore.
Here is your support page and the Chipset drivers are listed:
https://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/19/product-support/product/precision-t5810-workstation/drivers

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