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Changing From Ahci To IDE Mode

Article that describes changing from AHCI Mode to IDE or the other way around. Here is the AHCI to IDE change.

Change to IDE mode from AHCI or RAID mode: Warning: Spoiler! (Click to hide)

  1. Exit all Windows-based programs.
  2. Press [Win] + R or take the RUN option from the start menu.
  3. Now type regedit there and press Enter Key to open up the Registry Editor Window.
  4. If you receive the User Account Control dialog box, click Continue.
  5. Locate and then click the following registry subkey:
  6. In the right pane, right-click Start in the Name column, and then click Modify.
  7. In the Value data box, type 0 [3 is default], and then click OK.
  8. On the File menu, click Exit to close Registry Editor.
  9. Restart your computer
  10. Go to UEFI/BIOS and enable IDE, Save & Reboot
  11. Another restart will be required to finish the driver installation.
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