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SATA mode selection problem

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    SATA mode selection problem

    My computer has the BSOD that says inaccessible boot drive and i think its becasue of the sata mode selection. But there is only one selection AHCI when i think i need ata. I dont know if i do need it be there harddrives serial ports say ata

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