I am broken but still optimistc: Now I’m dumbstruck as to what to do. I haven’t tried changing the iastor. You will at least need to install something from the video, chipset and maybe sata categories to get those devices the correct drivers. What impact will it make on the performance if i leave it just as it is.
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I am unsure of how to do that.
Download the correct AHCI driver from support. I agree, it should work. I have an original Windows XP installer disk deell I’d like to use and I’ve tried using, however, in the meantime, the optical drive has gone bust, unfortunately.
Thanks for all your effort, Bruce. Need to slipstream them with nlite. Are you perhaps an Avatar that would perhaps provide spiritual advise as dell optiplex 755 ahci Although Microsoft does not support this method, you can import or merge the required registry entries, and copy the drivers beforehand to optiplez all IDE controllers that are natively supported by Windows XP.
If your CD does not start try tapping the F12 key at the Dell splash screen and when the boot menu comes up select the ahcl board CD option. All forum topics Previous Topic Next Dell optiplex 755 ahci.
Now it somewhat turned into human vs machines war.
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Optiplex mini tower no video on power up. Thanks for your replies. Sata0, 1 ,2 and ESata enabled? I too am a user. It actually rejected that driver.
All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic. You can leave it in ATA mode, I am not sure how this impacts performance but I doubt it will cause any stability issues in the future.
Install Windows XP on Dell Optiplex 755 / 760 / 960 without AHCI SATA Driver
Note Mass storage controller drivers can be loaded only from floppy disks optiplec using the F6 key. View March 2, Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type.
When I select show details it tells me that the computer’s hardware may not support booting to this disk. According to the Dell OptiPlex the chipset is as follows: Installed all updates and then made dell optiplex 755 ahci ahxi to the registry in the msahci. You cannot install that os from usb flash drive.
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This causes the default Microsoft driver to load which supports Advanced Format. Well follow this link and select Windows XP and you should see the different categories of drivers. I just don’t understand it at all.
Windows 7 Service Pack 1 has the ajci the Intel device driver which operates correctly with Advanced Format drives. I bought the second smallest form factor.
optiple While this works fine for some users, not all have an optical drive available or media to burn files to. Dell optiplex 755 ahci November 20, I’ve never heard of needing to change disk mode from AHCI when updating firmware, and as Dave found, it wouldn’t appear to be required here either. Your help will be highly appreciated. Thanks for the info. I was under the impression that flashing firmware had to be done in IDE mode otherwise it will dell optiplex 755 ahci and I can’t risk corrupting my HDD.
Am I missing a step or something?