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Windows 7: Help Please!

02 Mar 2010   #1
royal tyrant

Window's 7 Home Premium 32 Bit
 
 
Help Please!

Hi so ive got windows 7 installed ok,i have been running driver detective and it tells me i need this driver...Standard AHCI 1.0Serial AtA Controller,my question is do i really need this driver?
Help would be much appreciated.


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02 Mar 2010   #2
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

The short answer is no. If you are not having problems, obviously the driver is not critical.

It can't hurt to install it. Just remember to create a restore point first.
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02 Mar 2010   #3
royal tyrant

Window's 7 Home Premium 32 Bit
 
 

When i installed it before though,i use active smart to keep an eye on all aspects of my hdd health and temp,when i tried this install before though the active smart reports just went ti~s up,i mean after installing this driver active smart could not read its temp,spin up count,etc,it said hdd health was low,all red writing,which is why i wonder if i really need this driver?you say no if all is well,im using microsofts 2006 driver for this,think i will go with your reply and just ignore this driver,especailly if its of no real benefit to my system,thankyou very much for your time and reply.
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02 Mar 2010   #4
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

No problem. Generally speaking, if it's not obvious you need a driver, it probably doesn't need to be updated.
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