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Partitioning UEFI enabled system for clean install

  1. #21


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    Windows 8 64-bit OEM Install Upgraded to 8.1 through Store


    Quote Originally Posted by caperjack View Post
    possible solution would be to go to control panel /administrative tools /services ,and scroll down to Intel rapid storage and turn it on
    Service keeps stopping although set on Automatic - I did start it rebooted to find same story again

    Any other workaround?

    Thank you

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  2. #22


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    win8.1.1 enterprise


    not sure but I have read a bit ,and some sites [Do I need Intel® Rapid Storage Technology Software? - Hard Drives - Storage]say its not needed so you could try uninstall it for now maybe and see what happens, and later on maybe you could reinstall and see if it still shows disabled
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  3. #23


    Posts : 76
    Windows 8 64-bit OEM Install Upgraded to 8.1 through Store

    Resolved


    Thanks everyone for extending help in one or other way, the problem is resolved, I relied on built-in HP Support Assistant which showed all drivers are up-to-date, however, that wasn't the case - after updating from Intel website it is working without any issue(s)

    Thank you once again
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