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Windows 7: Installing Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Bit With AHCI

28 May 2010   #1
Auld Bint

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Installing Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Bit With AHCI


Can anyone please advise me if I need to reinstall my Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit O/S if I wish to use the AHCI setting for SATA disks?

I installed the O/S with the BIOS setting for SATA at ATA then changed it in the BIOS after install. Unfortunately, the PC will not boot with it set to AHCI for SATA but changing it back to ATA gets it to boot.

I thought that from Vista onwards the SATA setting in the BIOS could be changed after the O/S had been installed, perhaps not ?

Auld Bint

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28 May 2010   #2

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 Installing Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Bit With AHCI

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