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Windows 7: All drives now SATA

07 Mar 2015   #1
meebers

Windows 7 Professional X64 Service Pack 1
 
 
All drives now SATA

I replaced my last hold out and changed it to SSD Sata type drives. I cloned them over and everything is operating normal. In a recent view of my bios, I noticed that I still have the "onchip sata type" still as native IDE. The bios MB gives me an option of AHCI. If I did that will it screw up my installation?? TX


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07 Mar 2015   #2
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

You can set to AHCI. It gives you a bit better performance. But you have to set it in the OS too - OS first. See here:

AHCI : Enable in Windows 7 / Vista
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07 Mar 2015   #3
meebers

Windows 7 Professional X64 Service Pack 1
 
 

OK Tx "WHS" I'll be back after I read the 58 pages....
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08 Mar 2015   #4
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Is AHCI enabled in the bios ?
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08 Mar 2015   #5
meebers

Windows 7 Professional X64 Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
Is AHCI enabled in the bios ?
From post #1 "In a recent view of my bios, I noticed that I still have the "onchip sata type" still as native IDE" is that what you meant?
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