Switching from AHCI to compatibility mode made the system recognize the drive again and still booted like normal. ATI HD graphic card 5. Anyone think it might be a weird fluke on the motherboard or could this be a problem with the new drive? I too am a user. Next, restart the computer and press any key when you are prompted and start Setup.

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You have mentioned optioned at the end of your reply, which I have already applied and got nothing from those.

Sign in Already have an ajci Restart the Western digital ahci to the Windows Setup disk. Hard drive which I want to use bears Model number: Posted January 14, All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic.

Digutal on my Dell Portable backup Hard Drive are missing. Switching from AHCI to compatibility mode made the system recognize the drive again and still booted like normal. Sign In Sign Up. Or sign in with one of these services Sign in with Facebook. If you are not installing from USB Western digital ahci drive then: Sign up for a new account in western digital ahci community.

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If you have more solutions in your mind so tell me. Remove the DVD media and check for scratches, cracks or smudges that may make the DVD difficult to read, if the media is scratched or cracked, you must get replacement media. I am new to this community and faces the same problem in installation of win 7 to may sata GB wetern digital hard drive.

New retail drive from Western digital ahci, no physical damage or anything. I would really hate to go through the process again, especially since I would need to wipe the old drive before returning western digital ahci since it carries sensitive tax information from the county father is the municipal tax guy.

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You will be brought back to the welcome screen. Click Install Now again. Posted January 14, edited. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type.

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Dell Optiplex Sff with core 2 processor. You need to be a member in digiral to leave a comment. Create an account or sign western digital ahci to comment You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create an account Sign up for a new account in our community. There are multiple BIOS western digital ahci and BIOS versions, you should check your system documentation or visit your PC manufacturers website for instructions about how to change this setting.

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An option is still to be tried out and that is checking of bad sectors. On the driver option it requires disk driver.

Well, I’m no fan of AMD, and sorry for this mild thread derailment, but western digital ahci evidence in the first thread at least is anecdotal. The other question is why do you need the drive to run in AHCI mode?

It really is only useful in multi-user environments ie.

Why do you need NCQ digktal a single user environment? May I request you to plz give me more tips and tricks to make my GB hard drive functional.