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GPT, AHCI, Win 8.1, IRST Intel Rapid Start: Unknown error

  1. #11

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    Windows 8.1, Ubuntu 13.10, Debian 7, and Kali 1.0.6

    Quote Originally Posted by Saltgrass View Post
    Have you updated your bios lately? It shows one for January of this year available and a later update may have added some options.

    I do see you have the Rapid Start software for Windows 8, but not 8.1.
    BIOS is at 215, installed a few days ago, latest.

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  2. #12

    Posts : 1,121
    Windows 8.1 x64

    I don't think you are going to be able to get it working without a Bios option to enable the Rapid Start, even if you go back to Windows 8.

    My edit on an earlier post brings up a situation where some option in the Bios, which may have been available in earlier versions, might have been removed in a later version.

    Again, Windows 8 has its version of Rapid Start, called Fast Startup which is turned on or off from the Power Console options under "Choose what the Power Buttons Do".
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  3. #13

    Posts : 1,121
    Windows 8.1 x64

    I might as well throw this in. When I was playing with the Smart Response technology, I tried using a SanDisk ReadyCache 32 GB SSD and had all types of problems. I did not realize the read and write speeds were so different.

    After I switched to another SSD, an Intel 64 GB one, the system worked fine. I was able to get the technology working, just had data corruption problems later with the SanDisk.
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