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Windows 7: Compatability report re storage Controllers when updating

15 Jan 2011   #1

windows 7 ultimate x32
Compatibility report issues when updating

Hi im trying to upgrade my windows 7 but but get this message how can i fix it?
Thanks in advance and if you want more info pls ask :)

Windows needs to be restarted so necessary changes to system files can be made before continuing.

Upgrading Windows will affect the following devices and/or programs:

These devices might not work properly after the upgrade. Before upgrading, we recommend updating the drivers for these devices. Cancel the upgrade, open Control Panel and search for "update device drivers", or go to the device manufacturer's website to search for updated drivers.
Storage controllers: AXBULB9C IDE Controller

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15 Jan 2011   #2
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Hello TasherR, welcome to Seven Forums!

Have you considered doing a clean install of course you would have to back-up anything you didn't want to lose first, have a look at this tutorial at the link below and be sure to post back with any further questions you may have and to keep us informed.

Do a Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version

SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation
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16 Jan 2011   #3

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You download your drivers from here, check for model:

Laptop Driver Downloads:
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16 Jan 2011   #4

windows 7 ultimate x32

Thank you very much for your help and welcome Bare Foot Kid Doing a clean install seems to have done the trick :)
Sorry for making a pointless thread
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16 Jan 2011   #5
Microsoft MVP


Wow, that means IDE controller which it prompted for was in the installer.

Wonder why it didn't load it during in-place.

Any ideas?
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16 Jan 2011   #6
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Hello again.

There's no such thing as a pointless thread; good to see you got it running and thanks for the update.
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