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Hey i have the latest bios for my mobo, whenever i switch to AHCI mode my SSD doesn't get detected. i have to switch to IDE to boot my ssd

it picks up my HDD not my SSD.

Also in the bios my SSD isn't shown in the IDE channel master/slave list. But it is shown in the harddrive order list


What should i do??

thanks
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post #2 of 41
What port is the SSD on?

Is there a HDD "native mode" option anywhere in the BIOS?
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post #3 of 41
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From device manager: Location 0 (Channel 1, Target 0, Lun 0)

There is a "native IDE" option, ACHI and RAID are the the options
Edited by Jinny1 - 4/11/12 at 5:05am
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post #4 of 41
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501



Using AS-SSD it says there is nothing wrong with my setup frown.gif the alignments are OK but the pciide is BAD.

"Standard Dual Channel PCI IDE Controller - BAD"

How do i fix this?
Edited by Jinny1 - 4/11/12 at 5:18am
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post #5 of 41
Switch to Intel and don't buy OCZ and you won't have this issue. tongue.gif

Idk why it wont show in AHCI mode.
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Are you trying to boot into windows? or are you trying to install windows?

If already installed, did you install windows in AHCI or IDE?
You cannot switch modes if windows is already installed.
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post #7 of 41
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Originally Posted by Ironman517 View Post

Are you trying to boot into windows? or are you trying to install windows?

If already installed, did you install windows in AHCI or IDE?
You cannot switch modes if windows is already installed.

I already installed Windows on my SSD. But then how come i can switch modes with my other HDDs fine but not with the SSD?

I tried those registry tweaks that enable you to switch IDE to AHCI as well :/
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Originally Posted by Sean Webster View Post

SIdk why it wont show in AHCI mode.

Non sense. You are supposed to know everything! biggrin.gif
Edited by Jinny1 - 4/11/12 at 4:34pm
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I tried the registry tweaks too, but it didnt work for me, I had to do a whole new install for it. thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
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post #9 of 41
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Originally Posted by Ironman517 View Post

I tried the registry tweaks too, but it didnt work for me, I had to do a whole new install for it. thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif


I just spent hours tweaking and editing my new SSD OS. I have to go through that again?!

And all my programs :/
Edited by Jinny1 - 4/11/12 at 4:49pm
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post #10 of 41
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This is what i mean by SSD not being picked up on some BIOS options. Ive tried changing the ports around


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