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Can I use an IDE HD with AHCI enabled?

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I changed my setting to AHCI because i bought an SSD but i still have an old IDE HD that has all my stuff on it will it work?

The reason i ask is because before i installed the SSD i tried to flash the firmware and changed it to AHCI and then my windows got corrupted somehow right after.
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Yes, should be able to just fine.
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My IDE DVDRW works fine in AHCI on my P35-S3G
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I changed my setting to AHCI because i bought an SSD but i still have an old IDE HD that has all my stuff on it will it work?

The reason i ask is because before i installed the SSD i tried to flash the firmware and changed it to AHCI and then my windows got corrupted somehow right after.
It will work fine. When you change to AHCI after a Windows install you need to run a repair to install the AHCI driver
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