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Windows 7: AQ2KVMI3 IDE Controller


16 Oct 2009   #1

windows vista
 
 
AQ2KVMI3 IDE Controller

I'm running vista right now, but when I try to upgrade to win 7, the compatibility check point me to several issues and wont let me upgrade
it says I need to update my AQ2KVMI3 IDE Controller
how do I find this driver?
I have Maxtor SATA 150 hdd

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16 Oct 2009   #2

Windows 7 SP1 x64
 
 

That's probably due to the fact that you have a image mounting application(Daemon tools, Alcohol,...)

You should uninstall those programs and then do the upgrade of Windows 7

Be shore to download the latest version's of these programs to ensure compatibility with Windows 7.
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16 Oct 2009   #3

windows vista
 
 

ok i already uninstalled it then it ask me to uninstall win mobile device center 6.1 and i did
now it ask me to uninstall these:

  • These devices might not work properly after the upgrade. Before upgrading, we recommend updating the drivers for these devices. Cancel the upgrade, open Control Panel and search for "update device drivers", or go to the device manufacturer's website to search for updated drivers.
    • Mobile devices: HTC USB Sync
    • Mobile devices: SmartPhone USB Sync
    • Network adapters: Microsoft Windows Mobile Remote Adapter
and I have no idea where to look for these drivers or what apps to uninstall
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17 Oct 2009   #4

Windows 7 SP1 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by offair View Post
ok i already uninstalled it then it ask me to uninstall win mobile device center 6.1 and i did
now it ask me to uninstall these:

  • These devices might not work properly after the upgrade. Before upgrading, we recommend updating the drivers for these devices. Cancel the upgrade, open Control Panel and search for "update device drivers", or go to the device manufacturer's website to search for updated drivers.
    • Mobile devices: HTC USB Sync
    • Mobile devices: SmartPhone USB Sync
    • Network adapters: Microsoft Windows Mobile Remote Adapter
and I have no idea where to look for these drivers or what apps to uninstall

These are from the mobile device center.
Are you shore you uninstalled it correctly?
Did you unplugged the device?
Do you have another "Smartphone" type of device that is connected to that computer?

Anyway disconnect all of your USB devices (except Mice and keyboard lol)
And if it still shows unninstall all of those devices in your Device Manager.

In the extreme case that nothing works backup your data and do a clean install of your Windows 7.
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18 Oct 2009   #5

Windows 7 Pro
 
 

Just to keep it simple I would unload everything you need on to an external, use a linux distribution that will run from the cd drive to boot and wipe out your partition completely then insert your windows 7 cd and let it build the partition brand new. This keeps things as clean as possible.

*Before you do this, double check that you can get drivers for all your devices from the computer manufacturer.
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18 Oct 2009   #6

Windows 7 SP1 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SDB15 View Post
Just to keep it simple I would unload everything you need on to an external, use a linux distribution that will run from the cd drive to boot and wipe out your partition completely then insert your windows 7 cd and let it build the partition brand new. This keeps things as clean as possible.

*Before you do this, double check that you can get drivers for all your devices from the computer manufacturer.
Why would you boot from a Linux and format the hard-drive when you can do it from the Windows 7 disk?
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26 Oct 2009   #7

Windows 7
 
 

What if I already did the Windows 7 upgrade with Daemon Tools installed and now I can't get the IDE controller to work for my SD card? Any way to fix this?

Thanks.
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26 Oct 2009   #8

Windows 7 SP1 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rich101682 View Post
What if I already did the Windows 7 upgrade with Daemon Tools installed and now I can't get the IDE controller to work for my SD card? Any way to fix this?

Thanks.

You re-install daemon tools?
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