Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Stuck at startup after updating AHCI driver

03 Jan 2014   #1
theobserver

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
[SOLVED]Stuck at startup after updating AHCI driver

Hi all,

i have recently installed an ssd drive and it is working fine with achci enabled.

But when i try to update the ahci driver the system stays forever in the windows starting page (the one with the glowing window logo)

Do you have any idea what i should do?

Also i have a permanent icon saying "safely remove hardware and eject portable media" showing my internal disks (ssd and the rest) and that was the reason i found out that my ahci current driver was outdated.

Thank you for your time reading this.

Regards,
Theobserver.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Jan 2014   #2
theobserver

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Ok fixed it.

I just unplugged all unnecessary disks and dvd from system.
Updated AHCI driver plugged them again and it works.

Thank you for your time reading this.

Regards,
theobserver
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Stuck at startup after updating AHCI driver




Thread Tools





Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Stuck during boot after AHCI change
Hi all, I recently installed an SSD. I was running it on SATA, and it was pretty slow. I googled around, and discovered I should have had it on AHCI. I made a couple of Regedit changes to ensure I wouldn't have to format, and I changed to AHCI. Immediately, it refused to boot, and I'm stuck at:...
Hardware & Devices
Error 0101003 Keyboard no detected, stuck on startup/startup repair
Hi guys I was cleaning my laptop turned it on and it just wouldn't work so I turned it off and on again and it was giving me this error code saying my keyboard is not detected in start up. It then says there was a problem and shoots me to startup repair where it's just stuck not doing anything. My...
BSOD Help and Support
Tried to change from IDE to AHCI, now computer is stuck
First off let me say that I don't know very much about computers. I just ordered a SSD online and will get it in a couple days. I was reading up on the tweaks and settings to change to optimize the SSD performance. One of them was to have AHCI enabled during OS installation. I decided to check...
General Discussion
Stuck updating, killed process, but...
Now i am unable to install almost anything... Help please :(
BSOD Help and Support
Help, stuck at updating 3 of 5 ...
... OOK be gentle with me! I'm a novice, have Windows 7 starter on my notebook and all working well and has updated OK. This morning, it wants to install the latest updates and has spent the last 30 minutes at 'please be patient, do not unplug ... installing 3 of 5 ' .. and going no further! ...
Windows Updates & Activation

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 22:12.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App