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Windows 7: Switching AHCI to IDE in Windows 8.1

07 Jun 2014   #1
CntrlAltDel

Windows 8.1 Professional x64
 
 
Switching AHCI to IDE in Windows 8.1

I'd like to know how to switch from AHCI to IDE in Windows 8.1 Professional x64. I know there's countless threads on this but they all (all I've seen/found) are directed towards Windows 7
I actually switched from IDE to AHCI with the registry value changes and BIOS change but if I just change my BIOS options from AHCI back to IDE, Windows just gives me a boot loop.

What I've done so far is revert the registry settings back to how it was before I switched to AHCI and disable the AHCI mode via the registry keys. Doesn't work, needed to restore my Windows to an older working state. At the moment I can't find any instructions on the net about how to do this that's why I'm hoping you guys can assist.

Kind regards.


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07 Jun 2014   #2
Sir George

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CntrlAltDel View Post
I'd like to know how to switch from AHCI to IDE in Windows 8.1 Professional x64. I know there's countless threads on this but they all (all I've seen/found) are directed towards Windows 7
I actually switched from IDE to AHCI with the registry value changes and BIOS change but if I just change my BIOS options from AHCI back to IDE, Windows just gives me a boot loop.

What I've done so far is revert the registry settings back to how it was before I switched to AHCI and disable the AHCI mode via the registry keys. Doesn't work, needed to restore my Windows to an older working state. At the moment I can't find any instructions on the net about how to do this that's why I'm hoping you guys can assist.

Kind regards.
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