So you have to get some silly program to get rid of them for you. Copy extracted content to floppy diskette. So it just might not be a disaster to install RC2! So I still see RC1 is available for download I downloaded it one time and kind of glossed over it, and never ended up using it. Windows will then proceed to load all it’s built-in drivers for other disk controllers, scan for them, not find them, and then finally tell you that “Setup could not detect any mass storage controllers in your computer”, and to press “S” to supply a manufacturer driver disk.

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Download F6 Floppy Disk Utility for AHCI for Desktop Boards

Glad I could help. Aug 22, 6. They have both a Windows-based installer and a floppy creator. They get hidden just in the root directory, and they stay there even after you format Vista because you get the choice of booting into Vista still after post Other manufacturers are using their own proprietary protocol — for example Silicon Image chips typically support NCQ and hot-swap, as do Promise cards, etc.

So I add all the F6 drivers for every controller no matter which of my systems I am installing to. Wasn’t planning on upgrading to vista for a while, well after its released. Title to all copies of the Software remains with Intel or its suppliers. Sign in with Twitter. I have no clue what AHCI brings to the table that is in any way new or different. The drivers are probably not on your motherboard CD. I’m pretty new to this so bare with me. Once the NVidia driver is loaded it will, probably because the NVidia driver is using proprietary extensions to the IDE protocol to support those features.


Aug 22, 7. I don’t blame you for being confused.

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It does support these features when using Nvidia’s IDE driver, which is using proprietary extensions.

F6 Floppy Disk Utility for AHCI for Desktop Boards

And therefore they ih6 need to have a driver loaded with F6 if you wanted to install Windows on one of their controllers and boot from there. If it doesn’t work, I’ll try to slipstream them onto the Home installation, but honestly will they work? Discussion in ‘ General Software ‘ started by mrgstifflerAug 22, Aug 22, 5. I accept the terms in the license agreement.

Our goal is to make Download Center a valuable resource for you. You may only distribute the Software to your customers pursuant to a written license agreement. I’m trying to install XP onto a new system I just purchased. I will however try the package and report back. Choose the download you need, depending on your operating system version: I took a few seconds to quickly t6 through and wasn’t able to find them, but if it’s possible I will take time to dig deeper.


Another funny things is that the only time people use the term IDE is when they actually mean something entirely different. The v6 of the software license agreement included with any software you download will control icg6 use of the software. Why only the vista OS? So I can’t even do the “add the sata drivers during install” thing that is often talked about.

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So you have to get some silly program to get rid of them for you. Do not use or load this software and any associated materials collectively, the “Software” until you have carefully read the following terms and conditions.

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