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Intel Rapid Storage: Error Occured(0,1)

A friend of mine is experiencing this problem. Every time the machine starts this error Error Occurred(0,1) is shown as at the next picture: Then in Windows the RST utility shows this error ...
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Windows 7, Detecting hard drives; Done; No drives found?

I recently reinstalled windows 7 on a Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R (revision 2.0) motherboard with an SSD hard drive. I was reading about IDE vs AHCI and the consensus seemed to be that AHCI was better ...
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Windows 7 installation is not finding system partition

I've got quite a problem with my computer. I just built it today and all the parts are working, but when I select my SSD as boot drive in the Windows installer, it says "The system could not create a ...
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1answer
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Remove Backup Drive, Windows 7 Fails to Boot?

I have 3 drives, 1 SSD (Letter E primary OS) and 2 backup SATA drives (C and D). In BIOS when I disable either or both of the SATA drives, the computer will fail to start. From what I have read, it ...
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How to disable or choose the 'correct' windows boot manager?

I have recently changed motherboard CPU and Ram, my PC was growing for around a decade and it's a bit of a mess. I have 4 Hard drives 1 SSD and 3 HDD all full of valuable data (not photos). Before ...
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This should be simple: “winload.efi missing or corrupt” yet neither. Win8.1 not booting

I have a desktop PC that was running Windows 8.0 from a slow HDD. I unplugged the old drive and installed a new SSD and Windows 8.1. Once I got it running, I unplugged the SSD and plugged the HDD ...
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626 views

“We couldn't create a new partition…” error while installing Windows 8.1 on Samsung 530U

So I've been trying install Windows 8.1 on Samsung 530U, but I keep getting this error "We couldn't create a new partition...". I'm using 16GB usb stick that I made with Windows USB/DVD tool. I ...
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1answer
190 views

Restoring a SSD locked with HDD password

Seeing that my Samsung 840 SSD has hardware encryption using the HDD-password from BIOS, I decided to try it out. Since there was no password before, I entered my password in the HDD password field in ...
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616 views

How to enable Samsung EVO 840 mSATA SSD Self Encrypting Drive with Intel RST RAID 0

I have an MSI GT60-2OD (Haswell MB, UEFI enabled w/o CSM) with 3 Samsung EVO 840 mSATA SSD drives in RAID 0 mode (Intel RST AHCI RAID Controller Miniport aka Intel(R) Mobile Express Chipset SATA RAID ...
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Problems building a new AMD A10-7850K based PC

I'm not sure where to start, there seem to be several issues with this build. I'll run down the specs first. That should be a good start. Specification MB: ASUS A88X-PLUS FM2+ AMD A88X FCH CPU: AMD ...
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BIOS will not allow changing to boot from new SSD

I have an Intel DH67CL motherboard, booting from a regular HDD. I then installed Windows on a new SSD after disconnecting my old drive. When I went back to reconnect my old HDD, the BIOS boot menu ...
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135 views

ExpressCard SSD Boot on Laptop

Is it possible to boot from an ExpressCard SSD? If so, what are the constraints? I am interested in trying to set up my computer like I do for my servers which is install base OS is on a small ...
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1answer
155 views

Only latest used SATA port recognized in bios

I'm having a problem with my bios reading my harddrives. I have two harddrives with two separate Operating Systems on it. I'm trying to be able to choose which harddrive to load through the bios. When ...
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Unable to unlock a SSD

I own a laptop Asus K56CA. Shortly after I bought it, I swapped out 5400rpm drive for a Samsung SSD 840. I’ve set up passwords: BIOS Administrator and User; also Master and User HDD Password. Now, the ...
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I need BIOS R0140C5 for my Sony VAIO SVS13

can someone give me link to download BIOS R0140C5? This is stock bios on laptops. I didnt find any information, mb who has Sony VAIO S-series with this BIOS can make backup of it. My SDD is broken, ...
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Adding SSD to T420 with ultrabay HDD on bitlocker encrypted system

I want to add SSD to Thinkpad T420 with ultrabay HDD. Existing HDD is bitlocker encrypted as per company policy. I have got Admin rights to system. If I add an SSD drive, will this be ecrypted? Do ...
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280 views

My Pc suddenly had Bootmgr missing following up with a "Reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media in selected boot device

Hi guys I today started up my pc today(like any other day) and suddenly on desktop my pc freezes completely ctrl+alt+del doesn't work. So I restarted my pc and suddenly it gave me the bootmgr is ...
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384 views

How to check if my BIOS is SSD compatible?

I have a Toshiba L850-13R laptop and I want to upgrade from a HDD to a SSD. However I read on forums that there could be problems where the BIOS could not see the newly bought SSD. How can I check ...
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960 views

Issue using a “used” SSD as a Windows 8.1 Boot Drive

So, I'm something of a Mac person, but decided to take a stab at this whole "build yourself a PC" thing - right now, the thing is assembled, posts just fine, and can get to the BIOS. The problem is ...
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136 views

ASUS G46vw Laptop Bios Wont Detect My SSD

I just bought a Samsung 840 evo SSD for my Laptop but I'm having problems with the bios recognizing the new SSD. I tried about every single thing and spent 1.5 hours with ASUS with no results. I own ...
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Intel 520 240Gb SSD in Dell XPS l702x Disappeared

I installed an intel 520 SSD in my laptop about a month ago. It' been working fine until today. I was watching a film, I paused it in the middle to answer a phone call, when I returned my laptop had ...
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1answer
253 views

Replaced optical drive with SSD in caddy, but BIOS freezes (Acer Aspire 5740-5847)

I tried replacing the optical drive of my Acer Aspire 5740-5847 with an Intel SSD (inside a caddy I bought from ebay), but then the BIOS freezes, after showing that it has detected both hard drives - ...
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403 views

Dell XPS laptop BIOS complains after installing SSD

I installed a Samsung 830 SSD in my XPS L501X and now every time it boots, after the logo screen it beeps twice, rattles the DVD drive and displays this message (and nothing else) Press <F1> to ...
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Samsung SSD 840 Pro not properly recognized in bios?

I recently purchased a Samsung ATIV Book 6 laptop, and swapped out the hard drive for a Samsung SSD 840 PRO Series (512 GB). Unfortunately, I can't seem to boot off of it. On the main BIOS screen, ...
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215 views

SSD is detected under Win8 and in BIOS SATA Config but not in boot menu

I've got the following issue: My new SSD I put in my Asus N56VJ for the CD drive is detected and working under Win8. In the BIOS menu under SATA-Configuration it's listed as well. But it is not ...
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1answer
313 views

Freeze, sudden reset, SSD no longer recognized by BIOS

How it came about: On a Windows 7 Pro 32-Bit Machine. I was running an incremental backup covering the usual user specific data and a couple of manually selected directories (nothing special: no ...
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1answer
610 views

BIOS does not detect SSD after graphic driver installation

I turned on my Windows 7 machine, checked my email, installed an auto-update to AMD Catalyst to version 13.1, installation proceeded as normal. I did not immediately restart, but then proceeded to ...
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1answer
205 views

SSD disk not showing up in BIOS

My system disk, a Corsair GT 120, suddenly stopped showing up in BIOS. It has been working without issues before. I've checked the cables, the SATA port on the motherboard, the power cable. Tried ...
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Enabling AHCI in BIOS for SSD

I am trying to help a friend with a desktop upgrade. It is an old machine with an Intel DG31 main board. The board has 1 IDE port to which a DVD-ROM drive is connected, and 2 SATA ports. 1 SATA port ...
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No discs found when trying to install Windows 8 with UEFI

I have a Vizio Notebook (CN15-A5). It came pre-installed with Windows 8 x64 and is taking advantage of UEFI out of the box. The BIOS (APTOS AMI) is in Secure Boot mode with the OS selected as "Windows ...
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998 views

Does the ASUS P5G1T-M LX2/GB motherboard support AHCI mode for SSDs?

I got an OCZ Vertex 4 SSD the other week and I've managed to install it and it's working, but I think it's still running in SATA mode instead of AHCI mode (which if I understand correctly is more ...
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1answer
321 views

How to set SATA password in AMI BIOS 0307?

How to set SATA password in AMI BIOS 0307? I can't find any possible option to do that, there is only supervisor and user password in Boot->security section. I have ocz agility 3 with sandforce ...
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335 views

BIOS SSD mystery

I have a relatively old computer I wanted to quickly spiff up as part of my SSD addiction. The motherboard is an Abit AS8 and it was already connected to a SATA 7200, which still works fine. I put ...
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SSD Drive not being recongized in BIOS

Well I bought my first drive Mushkin Chronos 180GB and got it installed in my computer and loaded up. I went to windows 7 and initialized the drive and then I installed "SSDlife Free" and loaded it ...
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How to prevent an SSD from disappearing from BIOS

I've only recently upgraded my old machine to a new one with a brand new 60gb SSD as my boot drive and a 1TB main drive. Paranoid about completely breaking my SSD, I read up on a lot of issues that I ...
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Computer won't boot with any other hard drive but the one it currently has

Some background The PC in question is a P4, custom built with an Intel D945PVS motherboard. I built it back in 2006 and its hard drive died once, and I replaced it with another hard drive of the ...
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Can Adaptec's MaxCache and/or LSI's CacheCade SSD Caching solutions be set up from the BIOS alone?

Context: I'm speccing out a server for work, and one of the requirements is that it will have a bunch of SATA HDDs RAID 5-ed together. We need some sort of SSD caching solution for high performance, ...
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279 views

Custom Built Computer - Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10 Install Fails

I just built a computer with the following: Gigabyte Z68A Motherboard Corsair Force GT 180GB SSD GeForce GT430 Graphics card Corsair TX750 Watt Power supply Intel i5 CPU My problem when trying to ...
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Advice on installing a new SSD/Windows 7 Raid setup

I was wondering if I needed to do anything before setting up my new PC: I will have 2xSSD in RAID 0 (hopefully). Do I need to configure anything in the BIOS before setting up Windows 7 64-bit? It ...
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Which SATA operation mode for SATA III SSD in laptop?

Which is the best setting in BIOS for SATA operation mode for a laptop to connect SATA III based fast SSD drive, and why? ATA AHCI RAID On (Intel Rapid Storage) There will be no RAID set in system ...
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bootmgr image is corrupt

I just replaced my hard drive with a SSD. I did a brand new install on the SSD and I received the following error after booting BOOTMGR image is corrupt. The system cannot boot. A little ...
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System failure - need diagnostic recommendation

I have big problem with my computer. Configuration is: Intel i7 + 6x2GB OCZ DDR3 Motheboard: Asus P6T Deluxe V2, HDD controller configured to AHCI Main drive: OCZ Vertex 2 (SSD) - contains all ...
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Windows 7 New SSD SATA AHCI?

I recently got a new laptop (Dell Latitude E6410) which came with a regular hard drive. I removed the hard drive and installed Windows 7 64 bit fresh. I've been doing some reading about possibly ...