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Windows 7: SATA drivers for DFI motherboard

05 Sep 2009   #1

Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 
SATA drivers for DFI motherboard

the board is DFI lanparty DK P45-T2RS PLUS
i'm trying to install the sata driver, but i have no idea which of the controller i need to update driver for:



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05 Sep 2009   #2

Win7 Build 7600 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Shayx View Post
the board is DFI lanparty DK P45-T2RS PLUS
i'm trying to install the sata driver, but i have no idea which of the controller i need to update driver for:

First a question:

Why do you want to update it? Isn't it working?

Your screenshot shows no problems.

Greetz
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05 Sep 2009   #3

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

+1 If it aint broke, dont fix it, if it's broke, use the cd that came with the mother board, it should contain the drivers you are looking for...
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05 Sep 2009   #4

Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

no the cd is a no go,
anyway this is the driver from DFI website, i know how to install
the driver but i don't know which of the controller shown above to update.

no in the bios the sata mode is on IDE and i want to update it so i could change it to AHCI and benefit from ICH10 advantages.
if i change it to AHCI i get bluescreen 0X0000007B which means the driver is not installed.

please help
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05 Sep 2009   #5

Win7 Build 7600 x86
 
 

Hi Shayx,

Switching to AHCI is very problematic if not impossible after OS install.

As far as I know, it will only work if you set it before installing the OS.

Greetz
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05 Sep 2009   #6

Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

well i work a lot with laptops.
and with laptos i install sata drivers on installed OS almost on a daily basis.
so it's possible.
but in laptops you have the controller itself to update in the ATA/ATAPI category.
here i have only channels and don't know which i need to update.
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05 Sep 2009   #7

Win7 Build 7600 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Shayx View Post
well i work a lot with laptops.
and with laptos i install sata drivers on installed OS almost on a daily basis.
so it's possible.
but in laptops you have the controller itself to update in the ATA/ATAPI category.
here i have only channels and don't know which i need to update.
Forgive me my ignorance, but aren't installing SATA drivers, and changing SATA-IDE mode to SATA-AHCI mode two different matters?
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05 Sep 2009   #8

Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

you need to install the right sata drivers for the hard drive to work in ahci mode.
unless you do so==>bluescreen comes to visit.
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