Quote: Originally Posted by moebiius
update! I've scoured intel's website in search of this "mass storage controller" driver, I think its called
82801HEM/HBM SATA AHCI Controller Driver
if any of you guys can direct me to where to get this driver it would greatly be appreciated!
I don't know what search strings to look for when inputting it in intel's website but i've been trying
Windows 7 includes an AHCI SATA driver, and I suggest staying with that, if you need one. (IS your SATA controller set to AHCI by default? The alternative would be IDE mode. You may not be given a choice on a laptop.)
Have you tried the Intel chipset drivers?
Here are the latest I know of:
INF Update Utility - Zip Format