I'm impressed because standard SATA drivers should be included on the Windows 8 DVD.
On all the VM's and the laptops I use SATA and the disk shows always on the list.
But yes, it depends what hardware you use.
If one day I'll see nothing on the list, I'll try not to freak out and take a look here.
Computer Type Laptop System Manufacturer/Model Number HP Envy DV6 OS Win8 Core x64 + Others in VM's CPU Intel Core i7-3630QM Motherboard HP Memory 16 GB Graphics Card Intel HD4000 + Nvidia Geforce 630M Sound Card IDT HD Audio Monitor(s) Displays Built in screen + LCD TV if needed Screen Resolution good enough
Keyboard more than one Mouse a bunch of mice PSU 120W adapter Case is small Cooling with some minifans Hard Drives are in, No SSD's yet Internet Speed is not (so) fast Browser Chromium Antivirus Windows Defender Other Info Shining with the Daybreak Color Palette.