Help me think this through..
Here's Microsoft's instructiuons:
To resolve this issue, enable the AHCI driver in the registry before you change the SATA mode of the boot drive. To do this, follow these steps:
Exit all Windows-based programs.
Click Start, type regedit in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER.
If you receive the User Account Control dialog box, click Continue.
Locate and then click one of the following registry subkeys:
In the right pane, right-click Start in the Name column, and then click Modify.
In the Value data box, type 0, and then click OK.
On the File menu, click Exit to close Registry Editor.
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MORE INFORMATIONDuring the Windows 7 or Windows Vista installation process, any unused storage d...During the Windows 7 or Windows Vista installation process, any unused storage drivers are disabled. This behavior speeds up the operating system's startup process. When you change the boot drive to a driver that has been disabled, you must enable the new driver before you change the hardware configuration.
For example, assume that you install Windows Vista or Windows 7 on a computer that contains a controller that uses the Pciide.sys driver. Later, you change the SATA mode to AHCI. Therefore, the drive must now load the Msahci.sys driver. However, you must enable the Msahci.sys driver before you make this change.
This issue affects only the boot drive. If the drive that you change is not the boot drive, you do not experience this issue.
I looked into my registry and see both:
I didn't check to see if one is enabled overthe other, but I assume Msahci needs to be active?
Install the Advanced Controller Drivers supplied by Intel? Then enable Msahci and then change my Bios?