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How to change SATA mode after Windows installation?

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I have a Windows 8.1x64 system that was installed under AHCI mode and now want to change the BIOS SATA mode to RAID, but when I do this it won't boot (BSOD), it only boots if I set SATA mode to AHCI. I googled and tried the following tip but it still won't boot (BSOD):
Change to RAID mode from AHCI mode and vice versa:

  • If currently installed, uninstall your RAID or AHCI SATA driver (for intel, intel rapid storage technology)
  • Basically open msconfig -> boot tab -> check safe boot -> restart
  • Go into UEFI/BIOS and set SATA mode to which ever one you want
  • Boot up into windows safe mode
  • Open msconfig again -> under the main menu tab (general) click the normal startup circle - > restart
  • Your system should boot into windows fine and you can install your AHCI or RAID driver.


Any suggestion as to how to do this? Thanks
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1x64 Pro
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    self made
    CPU
    Intel Core i7 6700K
    Motherboard
    Asus Z170-A
    Memory
    Corsair Vengeance LPX 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR4 2400MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel HD Graphics 530
    Sound Card
    Onboard Realtek HD
    Monitor(s) Displays
    LG 23EA53 23" LED IPS
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080 32bit
    Hard Drives
    Samsung 256GB 830 Series SSD main+HGST 4TB 7200RPM as 2nd internal
    PSU
    Thermaltake Toughpower Grand 850W TPG-850M
    Case
    Corsair Obsidian 650DW-1 Midtower
    Cooling
    Noctua NH-D14
    Keyboard
    Logitech K800
    Mouse
    Logitech M510
    Antivirus
    NIS2014
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