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  1.    13 Oct 2016 #70
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    If you have Windows installed on a SSD, then it probably won't be worth enabling.

    If you think you could spare the RAM that it'll allocate, it won't hurt to try and see if you notice any performance difference with it enabled.

    If you don't notice any difference, then you could just disable it again to free up the RAM.
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  2.    16 Oct 2016 #71
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    Just registered here to mention the same bug/error. Purchased a 850 Evo just two days back and when I first installed the Magician app from the given CD in the box there was no AHCI error, but Rapid Mode was not clickable, then found the latest 4.9.7 on Samsung's website, then Rapid Mode was clickable but AHCI shows as deactivated.

    ROFL.
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  3.    16 Oct 2016 #72
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    If you cannot boot after the change, CHECK you BOOT DRIVE settings in BIOS. My normal boot drive changed after I changed to AHCI so I had to change it back and it then worked.
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  4.    20 Dec 2016 #73
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    Windows 10 Home

    Hi brink, im curious to know if i can use the features you are talking about above here are my specs http://speccy.piriform.com/results/3...S85Tg0JatD0A66

    The style of laptop is HP 15 f272wm
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  5.    20 Dec 2016 #74
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    Sorry brink i thought you were talking about the ahci power link

    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Power\PowerSettings\0012ee47-9041-4b5d-9b77-535fba8b1442\0b2d69d7-a2a1-449c-9680-f91c70521c60]
    "Attributes"=dword:00000002

    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Power\PowerSettings\0012ee47-9041-4b5d-9b77-535fba8b1442\dab60367-53fe-4fbc-825e-521d069d2456]
    "Attributes"=dword:00000002
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  6.    20 Dec 2016 #75
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    Last edited by Brink; 20 Dec 2016 at 15:11.
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  7.    28 Dec 2016 #76
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    New SSD and no AHCI Mode - Windows 10 64 bit


    Hi Shawn, I just put in a Samsung SSD and it works great, but with this usual problem. Samsung says a clean install is the only way--ack!! Reinstall over 100 programs!!! Any updates on this procedure? My BIOS currently says my SSD is running in SATA mode, not IDE.

    Thank you!!!
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  8.    28 Dec 2016 #77
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    Hello Jim, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    You would want to run a SSD in SATA. IDE is the old slow wide ribbon cable connection instead.

    What does Windows show that you currently have set in the registry?
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  9.    28 Dec 2016 #78
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello Jim, and welcome to Ten Forums.
    You would want to run a SSD in SATA. IDE is the old slow wide ribbon cable connection instead.
    What does Windows show that you currently have set in the registry?

    I think I wasn't clear enough. I was referring to changing my CMOS from SATA to AHCI mode so that my SSD will work at a higher speed, as samsung advises. This is in reference to a post by Shawn https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/...tallation.html

    This is a delicate procedure and I want to know if it's really advisable and if there are any updates.

    Thank you :-)
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  10.    28 Dec 2016 #79
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    You should be able to do so using the method in the tutorial without having to reinstall everything. Of course, I would recommend to back up anything that you don't want to lose just to be extra safe.
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