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Change the SATA Operation Setting From RAID Autodetect / AHCI to RAID Autodetect / ATA in System Setup

  1. Restart the computer.

  2. Press <F2> immediately after the keyboard LEDs flash to enter the BIOS (System Setup).

  3. In the System Setup screen, press <Up Arrow> or <Down Arrow> to highlight the Drives section, and then press <Enter>.

  4. Press the <Up Arrow> or <Down Arrow> to highlight the SATA Operation section, and then press <Enter>.

  5. Press the <Up Arrow> or <Down Arrow> to highlight RAID Autodetect / ATA, and then press <Enter>.

  6. Press <Esc> to exit the System Setup.

  7. Press <Up Arrow> or <Down Arrow> to highlight Save/Exit, and then press <Enter>. The computer restarts.



Download and Install the Intel® Matrix Storage Driver

To download and install the Intel® Matrix Storage Driver, perform the following steps:

  1. Click here to download the R130119.exe file.

  2. Double-click the R130119.EXE file on the desktop. The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract to the C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R130119 directory.

  3. Write down this path so you can find the Setup.exe file later.

  4. In the Self-Extractor window, click OK.

  5. Click the Start button, and then click Run.

  6. Type C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R130119 in the Open box and click OK.

  7. Follow the on-screen installation instructions.



Change the SATA Operation Setting to RAID Autodetect / AHCI in System Setup

To change the SATA Operation settings in the System Setup (BIOS):

  1. Reboot the system.

  2. Press the <F2> key immediately after the keyboard LEDs flash to enter the System Setup (BIOS).

  3. Press the <Up Arrow> and <Down Arrow> keys to highlight the Drives section and press the <Enter> key.

  4. Press the <Up Arrow> and <Down Arrow> keys to highlight the SATA Operation section and press the <Enter> key.

  5. Press the <Up Arrow> and <Down Arrow> keys to highlight RAID Autodetect / AHCI and press the <Enter> key.

  6. Press <ESC> to exit the System Setup (BIOS).

  7. Press the <Up Arrow> and <Down Arrow> keys to highlight Save/Exit and press the <Enter> key.



 


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Article ID: SLN86272

Last Date Modified: 11/13/2010 12:00 AM


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