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: My SATA devices show up as SCSI??

06 May 2015   #41
Unsionn

Win7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Hi Lady Fitz:

Thanks for your reply and info...appreciated.
I am not actually defragging my SSD (my system drive) like you would a mechanical HDD as that would not do the SSD any good at all. I use System Mechanics SSD Accelerator which optimizes & the efficiency off the SSD. I presume it performs similarly to RAM optimization software utilities. After I have run the SSD Optimization utility (1 per month) I do notice an improvement in boot and in software response times.

Rgds.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
06 May 2015   #42
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Hey, my SSD and HDs were shown as SCSI as well when I installed the OS a month ago. I would not have noticed it but Samsung Magician was acting up. It turned out that I had SB850 SATA3 ports set as RAID in the BIOS. After editing the registry for AHCI drivers, I changed the BIOS SATA type to AHCI and booted up. All disks are ATA devices now and also Magician correctly identifies the SSD.

Hope this helps.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 My SATA devices show up as SCSI??




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Why does Device Manager say my SATA HDD is SCSI
The particular HDD is a Samsung HD103SI. This is a SATA drive. It is connected with a SATA cable. My PC doesn't have any SCSI ports. But Device Manager - Disk Drives lists it as SAMSUNG HD103SI SCSI Disk Device. It works just fine. Except for one thing, which I don't need at the moment. I...
Hardware & Devices
Replacing SCSI storage drivers with IDE or SATA drivers
Having issues with RAID0 array being detected by Windows7 Ultimate x64 as SCSI. Apparently these drivers are the 'default' drivers that install when the RAID array is initialized. There is no option at this point to install other drivers instead. Using DeviceManager, there is an option to...
Drivers
SSD + WD Raptor SATA Drives Showing up as SCSI Win 7 Ultimate
I've been reading about issues with people having problems with their SSD's not being reconized by Windows 7 Ultimate...but my WD 600gig STAT III Raptor is listed as a SCSI as well. I assume the problem is with my Marvell Driver. I bought this 60gig OCZ Vertex 3 SATA III drive for a Boot drive...
Drivers
SATA SSD Drive shows up as SCSI - Rediculously baffled...
Hey guys, Ill try and keep this straight and to the point but at this point myself, intel, and dell are baffled. I have a Dell XPS730 with the Nvidia Nforce 790i chipset. I run two 500 gig SATA drives under RAID 0. I recently installed an Intel X25 80 gig SSD and have ran into problems. ...
Hardware & Devices
Why does my SATA drive show up as SCSI?
I have an HP desktop computer running WIndows 7. The motherboard has an nVidia chipset. I also have 2 standard SATA hard drives and a SATA SSD drive attached. When I bring up Device Manager, all of the drives are listed as SCSI drives. Anyone know if there are any driver updates that can fix this?...
Hardware & Devices
Sata Devices reporting as SCSI, performance issues?
Good evening, Just installed Windows 7 RTM and my Sata HDD's and DVDRW are reporting as SCSI devices. I would get this problem in XP if I installed the mobo's raid drivers by accident. If I did then the devices would report as SCSI and the dvd burner would report as a cdrom and would not burn...
Performance & Maintenance


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 17:14.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App