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Windows 7: My first solid state.

31 Aug 2011   #151
essenbe

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider
 
 

What Bios are you running. The latest bios for your board is 4F4. It is a beta bios but it is to update the Intel AHCI rom. See what Deacon says about it.


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31 Aug 2011   #152
essenbe

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider
 
 

I'm downloading your manual now. I'll see if it tells us anything about AHCI.
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31 Aug 2011   #153
Wishmaster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

For Windows XP,Vista, or 7 SATA Port 0-3 should be enabled.
Disabled allows for legacy support for OS's that do not support AHCI/SATA native mode.


This article may explain bios settings a bit better than I can: ( MaximumPC-UltimateBiosGuide )

Quote from the article:
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SATA RAID/AHCI Mode: You might not always find this setting under Integrated Peripherals, depending on the layout of your BIOS. It might also be labeled slightly differently, but the options are the same. Here are your three possible choices
SATA Port 0-3 Native Mode: The most common solution, configuring SATA drives in native IDE mode is also the easiest, as it sports the most compatibility and a 'driver-less' install, at least in terms of not needing to go through the F6 dance. Disabling this option puts the SATA ports in Legacy IDE mode, which is used for pre-XP OSes like Win 9x/ME

Onboard SATA/IDE Device: Enables your motherboard's SATA ports. Go figure!
Onboard SATA/IDE Ctrl Mode: This is where you'll tell your motherboard to operate its SATA ports in IDE, AHCI, or RAID mode, as outlined above (see SATA RAID/AHCI Mode).


It looks to me as if its freezing trying to identify the SSD.

As for the bios freezing upon post try this:

1) Power down your PC.
2) Unplug the SATA Cable from the SSD
3) Power Backup and see what posts.

If Post is successful, you will get a error that the BootMGR is missing.
Thats OK, and expected.
The point here is to see if the Bios recognizes, Posts your other drives properly, and attempts to boot up.

If it reads and posts all other SATA devices, power down again and reconnect the SSD.
If it freezes again, the drive may possibly be dead.




But that doesn't necessarily mean it can not be recovered.

To know for sure, you will need to get in touch with OCZ.
They may have you download some tools, run some tests and send them the results.
They may then even request you do a destructive FW flash to restore the drive.

I only mention this because the same happened to my Vertex a while back.
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31 Aug 2011   #154
panais

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by essenbe View Post
I'm downloading your manual now. I'll see if it tells us anything about AHCI.
I have the latest bios F4F and i believe the updated chipset.

As everybody can see im here now in AHCI mode.

But im afraid to shutdown the pc because it may start with BSOD.

I enable the minidump,atleast if ill have BSOD ill upload the bsod file.

The ocz ssd has a little light,the light is green,i believe thats a good sign.

I read all the above replys and i will follow your advices.
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31 Aug 2011   #155
panais

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

Here how it is now.

SATA RAID/AHCI Mode is in AHCI

SATA Port0-3 Native Mode is Enable

what about the Onboard SATA/IDE Ctrl?
IDE or AHCI?
For now is in IDE
Is better to leave like that or set it to AHCI?


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31 Aug 2011   #156
essenbe

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider
 
 

AHCI, I'm sure.
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31 Aug 2011   #157
panais

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by essenbe View Post
AHCI, I'm sure.
I just finished everything.

Well now we must wait.

essenbe when is in AHCI,if i remember well i get a message like emmm.....""No Drivers Found"" something like that.

The pc is working ok for now,is it a good idea to change it? I dont know though i just say it,i help you to help me.

Btw i need one good free program full compatible with win7 for computer backup,i think my solid state doesnt like norton ghost 15.

SATA RAID/AHCI Mode is in AHCI

SATA Port0-3 Native Mode is Enable

But i dont know about the
Onboard SATA/IDE Ctrl.

Of curse i respect your opinon!

I have these options,and as i said i set it and i have it now in IDE.

If im not wrong
the Onboard SATA/IDE Ctrl is in case you have more than one ssd,d:\ e:\ etc

And again im not sure.


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31 Aug 2011   #158
essenbe

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider
 
 

What are your options? Either enabled, sata, or ahci is my guess. An imaging program many use here in Macrium it is free and probably the simplest to use. If you used Norton Ghost, you won't have any problem with this. I believe you have a Western Digital drive, if so you can get a free scaled down version of Acronis from Western Digital. To backup user files and folders I use Microsoft synctoy. There are a lot of other programs, if you don't like those, just ask.

I answered above about sata/IDE control mode, it should be ahci
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31 Aug 2011   #159
panais

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by essenbe View Post
What are your options? Either enabled, sata, or ahci is my guess. An imaging program many use here in Macrium it is free and probably the simplest to use. If you used Norton Ghost, you won't have any problem with this. I believe you have a Western Digital drive, if so you can get a free scaled down version of Acronis from Western Digital. To backup user files and folders I use Microsoft synctoy. There are a lot of other programs, if you don't like those, just ask.

I answered above about sata/IDE control mode, it should be ahci
I edited my above post.
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31 Aug 2011   #160
essenbe

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider
 
 

Re-read Wishmaster's post #153. In the box, it explains the settings. Sata/IDE control mode tells your sata ports in which mode to operate. You need AHCI for your SSD.
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