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Windows 7: W7 cant find SSD for install but bios can

13 Jun 2010   #11
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Make sure your SSD is in SATA 1 port.
Try loading your Sata controller drivers:
SATA Driver - Load in Windows 7 or Vista Setup


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13 Jun 2010   #12
rev0

W7 Ultimate 64
 
 

I tried putting the SSD in both SATA ports (there are only 2 on my notbook). Ive tried installing Win7 on the SSD from another computer. Ive tried a non-quick reformatting of the SSD and still cant get it to work.

Maybe I need different drivers???????
The only driver Ive found is here:
Confirm Download Operating Systems&lang=eng


Side note, Ive even tried updating the SSDs firmware but that program cant even find the SSD; and yet I can still access the drive (from an already installed OS on a different drive) and copy / cut / paste files to it.
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13 Jun 2010   #13
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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Do you have Intel Sata Controller?
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13 Jun 2010   #14
rev0

W7 Ultimate 64
 
 

yep intels pchm sata ahci 4 port controller
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13 Jun 2010   #15
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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13 Jun 2010   #16
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

What model is the notebook?
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13 Jun 2010   #17
rev0

W7 Ultimate 64
 
 

Asus G73jh
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