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Windows 7: ATI AHCI Compatible RAID Driver

28 Oct 2009   #31
DrO

Vista
 
 
Solution

Hello everyone,
After about 3 days of struggling with this issue, I finally found a driver that works. It can be downloaded here: ATI Catalyst? Display Driver

Make sure to download the RAID driver with the release date of 10/22/09, revision number 9.10.

It worked for me and it should work for you too.

Good Luck!!


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28 Oct 2009   #32
Farel

Vista 32bit
 
 

Oh thank the lord!!!! I'm going to try this when I get home I REALLY hope it works praise you!!! hahah
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28 Oct 2009   #33
walman01

Windows Vista
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DrO View Post
Hello everyone,
After about 3 days of struggling with this issue, I finally found a driver that works. It can be downloaded here: ATI Catalyst? Display Driver

Make sure to download the RAID driver with the release date of 10/22/09, revision number 9.10.

It worked for me and it should work for you too.

Good Luck!!
You are a GOD.
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28 Oct 2009   #34
B3astiie

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DrO View Post
Hello everyone,
After about 3 days of struggling with this issue, I finally found a driver that works. It can be downloaded here: ATI Catalyst? Display Driver

Make sure to download the RAID driver with the release date of 10/22/09, revision number 9.10.

It worked for me and it should work for you too.

Good Luck!!
Did this work for anybody else?

And Dro did you do a clean install or update?
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28 Oct 2009   #35
Farel

Vista 32bit
 
 

Just tried the driver and still no luck =(. I just did the update though, were u doing a fresh install?

EDIT: One thing I did notice however is that when I go to my drivers it's not saying that it's the 10/22/2009, how are you updating these drivers and being sure they're applying? The ATI drivers unzip into C:/ATI/drivers/ and then the Catalyst install manager starts and doesn't pick up any driver information... is this happening for everyone else?
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28 Oct 2009   #36
walman01

Windows Vista
 
 

Ferel, Yes, the same exact thing here. I have tried to manually install the drivers to no avail. Still the same problem.
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28 Oct 2009   #37
DrO

Vista
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Farel View Post
Just tried the driver and still no luck =(. I just did the update though, were u doing a fresh install?

EDIT: One thing I did notice however is that when I go to my drivers it's not saying that it's the 10/22/2009, how are you updating these drivers and being sure they're applying? The ATI drivers unzip into C:/ATI/drivers/ and then the Catalyst install manager starts and doesn't pick up any driver information... is this happening for everyone else?
I did an upgrade from Vista Home Premium to Windows 7 Home Premium (no clean install)

You have to manually install the driver in the Device Manager. Under Storage Controllers, select "ATI (or AMD) AHCI Compatible RAID Controller". You have to load "ahcix86s.sys" (date created 7/7/2009). It should be located in the following directory C:\ATI\Support\9-10_vista32-64_raid\Packages\Drivers\SBDrv\SB7xx\RAID\LH

To make sure it's loaded, when you go back to Device Manager, the driver should be newer the March 2009.
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28 Oct 2009   #38
B3astiie

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Okay you guys 1721 problem solve. I know exactly what to do, I have just did it and it worked.

It involved some of the stuff Walman told us about. I will be writing a step by step guide. Give me about an hour.

It worked with no problem at all.
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28 Oct 2009   #39
walman01

Windows Vista
 
 

Manually installing the driver did nothing for me. It is still listed as the old driver (8/16/2007). The version number is 2.5.1540.48. I can't get the new one to install. Oddly, the controller is now listed as AMD ACHI Compatible Controller and NOT ATI. Anyone? I am at a loss.
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28 Oct 2009   #40
DrO

Vista
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by walman01 View Post
Manually installing the driver did nothing for me. It is still listed as the old driver (8/16/2007). The version number is 2.5.1540.48. I can't get the new one to install. Oddly, the controller is now listed as AMD ACHI Compatible Controller and NOT ATI. Anyone? I am at a loss.
walman01, what is the date of the driver you're manually installing?
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