You were a very big help!!!! Now, my system is working OK. I’ve run into a couple of situations where the AHCI driver woudn’t install if it only saw the legacy-mode controller. At his stage you would hopefully be able to browse the drive and retrieve your files. Message 6 of 9.

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Register Sign In Help. Before that, make sure are upgraded to the latest version of the BIOS…. Once the laptop is up and running, there is 6t0 Thank you so much man,, this is really help me.

This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. Message 5 of 9. Message 2 of 9. Hi, I did the second suggestion, it works till i hit the R button and then i get a screen with: I have windows Ahcci CD and using dell inspiron laptop. Thank You Very Much!!!!!

Your first solution work for my laptop acer aspire z. I had given up on all the data which I had collected over the last 4 years when my vista gave up and was unable 6t0 install Xp. If not, reset the Bioks to factory defaults, restart and check again.


XP on Lenovo T60 will not find Harddrive

I turned again to “compatibility”, and all returned fine. If you download the Mass Storage drivers from Lenovo you will need a floppy drive connected to the laptop to load them.

Thank You Xavier…It works for compaq presario. Thanks, that’s just what it took This website uses cookies.

Pleas help this vista is ahfi. On my Toshiba, I had to install the drivers in the order given by Toshiba per an installation instructions pdf.

Vista is no good at all. After that, setup will be able to see the drive.

Lenovo T60 Serial ATA AHCI support

God bless the internet and people like you. But would it greatly change my laptop by disabling the SATA? That fact that you are getting that ahcu indicates that the hard disk is being detected although C: Great website, continue the good work! Just a black screen and nothing happens. My laptop is hp pavillion dv Ty for taking the time to post this great info.


Re: [issue1802] AHCI timeouts on SMP APIC_IO system

Is AHCI really needed? HI Jaye, Try the following: Then connect up your original drive as secondary so that both of them are in the pc at the same time. Since this article was written, there have been a few more recent ones that concentrate more on loading the correct SATA drivers for your hard disk t0 the outset.

Next, install your SATA drive as a slave additional drive. I am having a hp pavillion dv