Maybe your notebook does not support AHCI on 2 drives. After you log into Windows, your computer will find the “new” hardware. Log in or Sign up. Notebooks and Desktops for Sale. Your name or email address: You must log in or sign up to reply here. This controller also controls the external esata connection, which won’t allow hot-swapping without the correct drivers.
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I’d appreciate any help possible with this situation. Wait until you get the popup message to restart your computer, say Yes to restart one last time.
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Yes, my password is: Share This Page Tweet. Anyway it wasn’t hard, choosed the only SATA controller available to update, and then used the closest name in the controllers list, everything else went just as posted here. I found this thread while searching google, and while the information I’m about to provide is specific to scer computers I hope it won’t be removed as it may be helpful to other google searchers.
Matt, please refrain from bumping old topics in the future. In fact, I’m unable to run PerfectDisk on the second drive if it has to reboot to defrag. You must log in or sign up to reply here.
After you log into Windows, your computer will find the “new” hardware. This controller also controls the external esata connection, which won’t allow hot-swapping without the correct drivers. I read that enabling SATA native mode will give you a slight performance inrease and whci increased battery life, so it seems worthwhile to me Here’s how I did it on a Xata Aspire running Windows XP 32 Bit version: Does you notebook have 6 HDD slots2 or ?? No, create an account now.
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You must log in or sign up to reply here. Your name or email address: Done, see original post. My computer will only boot from the first bay.
Speeds are similar to SATA 1. Western Digital Level 2 support has no idea and nothing in their database. CrackedsrqNov 18, Hi, i stumbled upon this post googling and it helped a lot.
That aside, welcome to NBR! After going through your procedure of updating the driver, restarting and changing the BIOS settings, my machine booted into Windows and I got the message ‘new hardware found’. Voyager62Aug 15, Do you already have an account?
Hey Andy, thanks for all the help. I can’t switch or use the boot drive in the other bay. Contrary to this thread http: Yes, my password is: Unlike many other posts I found by Googling Vasudev Sep 22, After restarting everything works.