Otherwise just right click on the file and select Merge to add the keys into the registry. So I got a new laptop for work. The tool and explanation can be downloaded on my blog: Your name or email address: It would have been nice to go with an SSD but to get the amount of storage I need would have cost too much. All Dell laptops that I work with have default Raid mode. Next was a clean install of Windows 7 64bit along with all the applications, sysadmin tools, development tools, etc… The one thing I forgot to do was to verify all the bios settings.

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When I changed it back to ATA, it still would not boot, but if I let the autmatically launched repair process continue to the end, I xata then reboot and have Windows load successfully. Is there a way to switch to ATA without reinstalling? The switch itself is very easy, just go to your bios and change the setting. Could you please compile a bit version?

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Log in or Sign up. This involves making some minor changes iirrt the system registry so the usual be careful disclaimers apply. I suspect this is caused by the Intel raid monitor drivers constantly polling the ports for raid drives, which I also beleive reduces battery life.

I found two problems in the registry output when using this program with my Dell Latitude E — both were on the same key. I spent half a day finding this stuff out — and finding none of these worked for me. This involves installing Windows ADK likewise and following the instructions here:.


Now we need to import the generated sataa file in your Windows installation.

Tutorial : How to switch from IRRT to AHCI mode – E6400/E6500 (Vista)

At this point, you’ll see an icon in the system tray showing new device detected installing drivers. Fill in your saata below or click an icon to log in: I would like to keep it in my toolbox once you get it updated. Alienware 17 and M17x. Shouldn’t it be default for laptops to AHCI then?

DELL E +blue screen +SATA IRRT / AHCI

Results 1 to 6 of 6 Thread: This enabled me to save a file with a set of commands for changing the registry. PerCompFeb 3, Sign up using Email and Password. I had to make the same changes to zata generated REG-file as Aaron above.

One is on the laptop and the other on the E-Port Plus II port expander, which I found works really well, despite not finding any doco at Dell about which port expander suits the E By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

Performed a reset from the install DVD and problem is fixed. I think I might be struggling with the same problem that Travis is facing. Please turn JavaScript back on and reload this page. I was looking for this since I bought my e in October.

So the Intel Mobile Chipset is also no solution to this problem. Do you already have an account? Share This Page Tweet.


The first step is to get Windows PE going I had never heard of it. Make sure you change your driver first and then change the mode in BIOS.

There is a Microsoft KB Article that describes the steps required to irrr this problem. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Handale30 Oct 29,