You have three options at this point: I have the same device in the Device Manager: On top of that, your laptop was intended to use Windows 7, so driver support on Windows XP may be hard to get. Originally Posted by rimmerchant. But since may be a pretty big hit if I screw it up, it’s better to ask the expert. I have to spend some time googling and hunting for the drivers I did what u said and it booted up fine.
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Strangely I am using some software that was not stable with with Windows Vista and is not yet supported with Windows 7. Thanks for the previous post and for the upcoming answer. Last edited by kent; at Originally Posted by rimmerchant. The guy who typed these instructions up is a friggin genius. Originally Posted by kent If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. Hence I want to revert to windows XP.
I tried to do a archnois restore for my other setup into it and it keep hanging during restore. I got it all working already. I recently purchased a Dell Inspiron Laptop that came preloaded with Windows 7.
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I would suggest you either fiddle around with it if you are feeling braveor just use regular ATA mode for your hard drive. I have the same device in the Device Manager: I have to spend some time googling and hunting for the drivers. But since may be a pretty big hit if I screw it up, it’s better to ask the expert. Point it to C: Again, this does NOT install anything. Results 1 to 13 of 13 Thread: It basically runs your Windows XP apps in a virtual machine.
Results 1 to 13 of I noticed an increased boot time on my X38 board since there is an extra window in ifh8m all the SATA devices get recognized, but no difference on my X board that doesn’t have a separate AHCI bootup window. I’d like to start off by saying congrats! On top of that, your laptop was intended to use Windows 7, so driver support on Windows XP may be hard to get.
I have no idea what the Flash Cahce does of it really do anything under Winxp. Do you think that the above instructions will work for me? I have to spend some time googling and hunting for the drivers I did what u said and it booted up fine.
Yupe finally got my after 3.
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You’ll probably notice a small performance boost by turning it on. I will choose the driver to install. And I hear he’s pretty handsome to boot.
The difference between AHCI and ATA mode is the support of hot-swappable drives irrelevant in notebooksnative command queuing NCQand the use of a flash module as a hard drive cache. You can use a program like nLite to help you. You may have to register before you can post: I saw this post from several years ago.
All times are GMT Kent you are a genius!
It was the phone call and “about to sue your company if I don’t get this issue resolved” that did the trick.