By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy , Privacy Policy , and our Terms of Service. These settings will vary per brand and model number of motherboard. Mister Smith 4 9 I changed pciide’s start value to 3, then tried booting in IDE and only then did it crash just as I expected. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Using CPUZ to identify your southbridge will save you doing what I did and having ot find out the hard way.

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Find and start programs in Windows 8 2. If such a method exists, will my current settings and applications remain unchanged? In my case I am taking some physical system hard drives and converting msahci.sya to virtual disks vhd’s to run them in virtual systems. Last edited by bkilty21; at Other Info I actually have several machines that all frustrate me.

Enable AHCI in Windows 8 and Windows 10 after Installation

Microsoft has apparently not seen fit to include an AHCI driver as part of a service pack. It rebooted fine and installed the necessary drivers, and I also noticed the hard drive WEI score increased. Find More Posts by Msxhci.sys. Ahci mode win 8. Sorry this didn’t help. New 24 Dec 9.


How to Enable AHCI for SSD in Windows – Microsoft Community

Ahci in windows 8. You can run iastor. Type “yes” and then enter.

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Now build the iso and then burn it to an empty cd. I have the same question The most common is Intel, because the most common controller is Intel.

How is this different from the accepted answer? You can follow the question or vote as helpful, enabble you cannot reply to this thread. Booting in IDE mode still works.

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This thread is locked. Acitvate ahci mode windows 8. In the folder where you copied that file, double click on it and it will open a command-line prompt asking for confirmation to extract the files.

You asked a very good question but failed to do the research and then didn’t post the required information for people to answer your question. Msahxi.sys I have to mention Bob which quickly posted this link as a comment my apologies Bob, yes it worked.


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In the left pane of Registry Editor, browse to the key location below. A regular boot then worked.

AHCI for Windows 8.1 and 8 via storahci (activate, switch)!

Save BIOS and continue with the boot. This involves selecting the SATA controller entry ies? Finding programs in win 8. Now the list with drivers is populated with at least a new option.

Find More Posts by James Colbert. MisterSmith – I have to vote this question down until such time the question msahcii.sys complete.

How enable ahci windows 8? If the drive that you change is not the boot drive, you do not experience this issue.