I haven't tried yet. I just booted and was prompted immediately to restart to finish the install or complete the change or something. I remember reading about having to do this once Windows detects the AHCI drive and installs the appropriate driver. So I restarted, hoping somehow things fixed themselves (yeah right).
Anyway, so now I've had it and I'm pulling it all out except the SSD and optical drive. I just reset the BIOS to factory so I can start fresh. My intentions:
- Boot into BIOS.
- Verify the SSD drive shows up and then switch the SATA controller to AHCI mode.
- Boot from Windows 7 dvd and install Windows.
- Download Intel Rapid Storage Technology, install, and reboot.
I'll post results of how the reboot goes (as for the hang issue), and see how Windows is registering the drive (SSD or not).
I'll also check the ASUS site against my local copies and download any updates. Thanks for the help. Any other suggestions to get this thing up and purrrrring?
Also hot plug your ssd AFTER Parted magic has loaded, this stops the drive being placed in frozen mode
Heres a link to the PDF http://forum.corsair.com/forums/showthread.php?t=90648
The whole operation should only take about five minutes....
Edited by moonmanas - 6/10/11 at 4:04pm