I needed to thank you for this wonderful read!! Now build the iso and then burn it to an empty cd. I’d hate to start from scratch, which is why I’m on this board asking if this trick might work in Win7. But I will definitely be using this info! Expertester Broad Spectrum Perspective. Some of the steps above from Steve appears to be easy, but I have a few queries. I got stuck in a reboot loop after the first auto restart.

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March 1, at 5: I’ll try that one later. Windows Registry Editor Version 5. I know that sounds stupid, but Ive been trying to find the original Motherboard disc, and maybe install from there. Any thoughts or is this advice out of date anyway? I used part of these instructions to create a critical device database entry: July 25, at 5: Then reboot which windows will ask you to do anyway, enter the bios and enable AHCI for the IDE configuration and msabci changes on exit. I need to change the values to get AHCI past the bsod on reboot.


How do I change Windows XP to use AHCI disk mode rather than IDE mode for Dual boot?

This step is only for Gigabyte MB owners. IDE controller and imported the. Therefore either overclock on a temp Windows install meahci better yet, drive image your OS partition, so you can image it back after you find your stable overclock. If it wasn’t for that, who knows.

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I have three Corsair disks for evaluation. Considering I have another backup unit that’s been in mothballs for a year, also an XP unit. My best guess of what to do. Many thanks for that!

Wish I knew what files he found, I surely looked for them. July 27, in Software Tags: Hi, is this correct? It was suggested on google that a sata cdrom wouldn’t be recognized in this situation.

I downloaded the drivers from the MSI website and unpacked them. XP will now detect new hardware and install it. July 28, at 6: After that, roll back the driver and reboot.


The files are called “iaStor. Several functions may not work.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: December 10, at 8: First off, this is an XP, 32bit, machine I use for video work. October 8, at 1: Thanks for watching my back. In the Value data box, type 0, and then click OK. May 1, at 1: Backed out the two slave drives, and it booted fine.

Jul 29, Posts: Getting off XP, in this case, isn’t an option.