I have the same device in the Device Manager: It basically runs your Windows XP apps in a virtual machine. The difference between AHCI and ATA mode is the support of hot-swappable drives irrelevant in notebooks , native command queuing NCQ , and the use of a flash module as a hard drive cache. I have to spend some time googling and hunting for the drivers. I’d like to start off by saying congrats! I will choose the driver to install.
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You may have to register before you can post: To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. The time now is Again, this does NOT install anything. I have no idea what the Flash Cahce does of it really do anything under Winxp. Hence I want to revert to windows XP. The ingel who typed these instructions up is a friggin genius.
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On top of that, your laptop was intended to use Windows 7, so driver support on Windows XP may be hard to get. Point it to C: You have three options at this point: All times are GMT Kent you are a genius! I have to spend some time googling and hunting for the drivers Check your PM in about 30 minutes.
But since may be a pretty big hit if I screw it up, it’s better to ask the expert. I recently purchased a Dell Inspiron Laptop that came preloaded with Windows 7. Do you think that the above instructions will work for me?
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Results 1 to 13 of 13 Thread: I’d like to start off by saying congrats! Thanks for the previous post and for the upcoming answer. Originally Posted by rimmerchant. I have to spend some time googling and hunting for the drivers.
But since you post was from a couple years ago and my system is slightly different form the M, I’m not sure if I should use atap the same driver.
I tried to do a archnois restore for my other setup qtapi it and it keep hanging during restore. I would suggest you either fiddle around with it if you are feeling braveor just use regular ATA mode for your hard drive.
SATA harddrive running in AHCI or ATA mode. any difference?
Originally Posted by kent I have to spend some time googling and hunting for the drivers I did what u said and it booted up fine. Yupe finally got my after 3. I saw this post from several years inte.
I got stapi all working already. The difference between AHCI and ATA mode is the support of hot-swappable drives irrelevant in notebooksnative command queuing NCQand the use of a flash module as a hard drive cache.
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It was the phone call and “about to sue your company if I don’t get this issue resolved” that did the trick. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. And I hear he’s pretty handsome to boot. Results 1 to 13 of Strangely I am using some software that was not stable with with Windows Vista and is not yet supported with Windows 7. The XPS M is one friggin sexy laptop. Last edited by kent; at