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06 Dec 2009  

XP, Vista, W7 64bit Home Premium

bobkn - W7 automatically installs the intel AHCI driver during installation if its enabled in the bios as you said - its the intel matrix storage manager that needs to be installed for full functionality - since W7 installs the driver it wouldnt be showing in device manager as an unknown device, but I maybe misintrepreting this so moebiius his the link to the matrix driver in detail, as I have it copied to a notepad for easy reply's - it will do no harm to download, and install it, as it wont install unless you have AHCI enabled.

You will find it at the intel site -
Select chipsets - chipset software - intel(R) matrix storage manager - Select Operating System - select Windows 7 (64bit OR 32 bit) - select drivers - select intel(R) matrix storage manager - download and install.
(make sure you don't download the floppy configuration utility by mistake) - it will show up if you select utilities.
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