I hope this information helps somebody. Share This Page Tweet. TehSuigi , Jul 9, Thank you Xwin, this procedure worked like a charm for my Acer Aspire g. Unlike many other posts I found by Googling

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I had to choose a diferent driver to update kinda obviuos, after 2 years they might have changed a few things wspire acer laptops motherboards.

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No, create an account now. This controller also controls the external esata connection, which won’t allow hot-swapping without the correct drivers. Yes, my password is: Wait until you get the popup message to restart your computer, say Yes to restart one last time.

After going through your procedure of updating the driver, restarting and changing the BIOS settings, my machine booted into Windows and I got the message ‘new hardware found’.

Yes, my password is: Speeds are similar to SATA 1. I read that enabling SATA native mode will give you a slight performance inrease and adpire increased battery life, so it seems worthwhile to me Here’s how I did it on a Acer Aspire running Windows XP 32 Bit version: After restarting everything works.


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HP pavilion basa recovery data urgivNov 18,in forum: TehSuigiJul 9, I found this thread while searching google, and while the information I’m about to provide is specific to desktop computers I hope it won’t be removed as it staa be helpful to other google searchers. Do you already have an account?

I let Windows do its job untill it cannot go further because it cannot find the right drivers, and then installed the Storage Manager. It’s a bit of a long read because of step-by-step instructions, but worth it.

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Share This Page Tweet. I’m not sure if these were before or after he put in ahdi T, but it shouldn’t have made much difference in the hard drive speed.

Asoire to this thread http: Matt, please refrain from bumping old topics in the future. Does you notebook have 6 HDD slots2 or ?? That aside, welcome to NBR! Hardware Components and Aftermarket Upgrades. For some reason, it only shows one drive attached to the SATA controller.

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I’ve installed the latest version of the Intel Matrix Storage driver and other than screwing up the SMART and Info for the primary was wrong about which oneit doesn’t make any difference in speed other than at the low end. Also according to HD Tune, both drives have the same firmware revision Western Digital Level 2 support has no idea and nothing in their database. I hope this information helps somebody.

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Discussion in ‘ Acer ‘ started by xwinNov 8, Vistar Shook Sep 10, Hi, i stumbled upon this post googling and it helped a lot. Hey Andy, thanks for all the help.

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