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Getting AHCI BIOS not installed message

Q: Getting AHCI BIOS not installed message

This is the message I keep getting on boot up. I was messing around in the bios before I was getting this message. I managed to reinstall Windows 7 and it is working fine. The hard drive is Sata. I may have plugged it into another sata port on the board. Anyone have a clue how I can fix this?

Serial ATA AHCI BIOS, version UPSD Source 08-24-2007
Copyright (c0 2003-2007 Intel Corporation
** This version supports only Hard Disk and CDROM drives**
Please wait. This will take few seconds.

Controller Bus#0 Device#1F, Function#2: 06 ports, 01 Devices
Port-01: No Device Connected
Port-02: No Device Connected
Port-03: No Device Connected
Port-04: No Device Connected
Port-05: No Device Connected
AHCI BIOS not installed

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A: Getting AHCI BIOS not installed message

go into your bios and turn off AHCI mode

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Last boot message on screen "AHCI BIOS not installed", then blank screen.

non branded
XP Home
intel LGA 775 965 motherboard
adata 512 ddr2 ram
DVD ide burner
WD ide drive
 

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see second post.

I have a 3TB drive D: for data formatted with GPT.

Had BIOS OnChip SATA Type set as "RAID" "As SATA Type" from back in the day. When I took out the RAID, I forgot to change this to AHCI when I reformatted and got rid of RAID drives!

Changing to "AHCI" "As SATA Type" as shown in image in second post, causes Windows 7 x64 to lose / not see the GPT on my drive D: and it wants to "initialize" it as MBR or GPT-- no way!!

A:cloned C:, installed AHCI drivers, changed BIOS to AHCI, D:'s GPT gone

ok, returning to BIOS and setting back to RAID, as AHCI typeenabled me to view the drive D: again
C: drive seems to be running much more slowly again.
these drives are plugged into the OnChip SATAWith AHCI as SATA typeno drive D:

With RAID as SATA typehave drive D:
but C: definitely dog-tired-slow
I really should not have fiddled with this at 3AM on a Sunday morning!!! Bah, I'm a pro, what could go wrong???

I'm not sure why changing to AHCI causes windows to miss the GPT on the D: drive.
Can I back this GPT up and restore it? Detect it after changing to AHCI? this is my only large drive, I can't back up the entire fricking thing.

The other question this makes me ask is how do I keep my GPT when I move to another motherboard? I don't trust the GPT like I do MBR hm....

edit: changing back again, it does not seem any faster. Doing more reading, it's ok to leave it as RAID because AHCI functions are still available no? So I really shouldn't gain/lose any performance?

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A:AHCI BIOS Not Installed

Look at this helpful Thread that relates a little to your issue.

http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic18329.html

Seem that error is the raid bios, according to that thread you need to go into Bios and find the SATA operation and turn it from "Raid Autodetect AHCI" to combination. At least that is what that thread says, I have no personal experience with this but if you are not using raid why leave it on to cause issues.

Hopefully that helps.
 

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Hi everyone,

I have a Dell Inspiron 530s. It has a 2.53Ghz Core 2 Duo, 3GB RAM, 320GB HDD.

The last two times I started up the computer, it started up MUCH SLOWER than before. It took forever to get through the Dell splash screen. It used to take 10 seconds to get through it, but now it takes more like three to five minutes. After I get past the flash screen, it flashed "AHCI BIOS not installed"

This is the first time I've seen it, and I haven't touched the inside of the computer or changed any settings. The only thing I've done is upgraded to Windows 7 Professional.

Does anyone know how to get this to go away? I hardly shut down my computer now so I can avoid the extremely long startup process.

Thanks in advance!

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A:AHCI BIOS not installed & Continuous restart loop - Windows 7

AHCI is an advanced controller interface for sata drives and it
is usually a setting for the raid controller.
If you are not using it,might want to disable it in the bios setup.
If you are using it,I can try to find the registry hack that enables
it in windows without reinstalling,but you still need to see if you
can disable it and get into windows first.
Set it to sata or ide,whichever is available.
Not raid or ahci.
 

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A:No devices found, AHCI BIOS not installed, blue screen issues and problems restarting

Do you have a single drive or multiple drives setup in a RAID configuration? The message you are seeing is fine (and normal) if you have no RAID. It usually will just pass it so quickly that you didn't notice it was there. How long have you let the pc set at that error message?
 

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A:No AHCI option in BIOS, is my computer default in AHCI or IDE?

Run this tool and see what it says,

AS SSD Benchmark 1.7.4739.38088 Download - TechSpot

It will show you what mode it's running in.

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Well 1st thing is to double check that all connections are installed correctly. Second try resetting the CMOS. This can be done by jumpering pin on a specific connector on the mobo. See the mobo manual. Alternatively you can remove the CMOS battery for several minutes (10mins) and then reinstall it. Now try to boot up again.
 

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A:SSD had OS installed without AHCI on, can problems arise?

From:
Advanced Host Controller Interface - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Boot Issues
Some operating systems, notably Windows Vista and Windows 7, do not configure themselves to load the AHCI driver upon boot if the SATA-drive controller was not in AHCI mode at the time of installation. This can cause failure to boot, with an error message, if the SATA controller is later switched to AHCI mode. For this reason, Intel recommends changing the drive controller to AHCI or RAID before installing an operating system.[1] (It may also be necessary to load chipset-specific AHCI or RAID drivers — from a USB flash drive, for example — at installation time.)
On Windows Vista and Windows 7, this can be fixed configuring the msahci device driver to start at boot time (rather than on-demand). Setting non-AHCI mode in the BIOS will allow the user to boot Windows, where the required registry change can be performed. The BIOS can then be changed to AHCI.[3]
On Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, the name of the controller has changed from msahci to storahci,[4] and the procedure to upgrade to the new controller to it is similar to that of Windows 7.[5] On Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, changing the SATA mode to AHCI without updating the registry will make the boot drive inaccessible.

Although not precisely what you described, it's essentially the same. Installed in non-AHCI mode, then switched to AHCI, and it appears that the only issue is whether or not you boot.

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A:AHCI in BIOS

It would be best to start the Advanced Host Controller Interface (AHCI) with a fresh install of Windows. All 3 of my drives are SATA and configured in a 1TB striped RAID. ACHI is automatically enabled when using a RAID array. The data on all your drives may disappear when they are connected when you enable ACHI
 

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Hello.


Just be advised if you change the settings at all you may lose access to all the data, especially the RAID, if you're not very aware what you are doing then it's best left as is.



The tutorial linked below will give you some of the basics, but you have been warned.
AHCI : Enable in Windows 7 / Vista

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A:AHCI Not found in Bios

Hi,
I doubt it has it
I would imagine an old computer would have old legacy bios.

Why do you need it ahci ?

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A:No AHCI mode in BIOS?

Concealed10,
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Serial ATA AHCI BIOS Version iSrc 1.02.22 07062006
Copyright © 2003-2006 Intel Corporation
**this version supports only hard disk and CDROM drives**

Controller bus#00, device#1f, function#02: 02 ports, 02 devices
Port--00: hard disk, wdc wd2500js-75ncb3
(this drive is controlled by the RAID BIOS)
Port--01: CDROM, nec DVD+/-rw nd--3650A
AHCI BIOS installed
Intel® matrix storage manager option rom v6.0.0.1022 ICH8R
Copyright© 2003-2006 intel corporation. All rights reserved.

I have no idea what to do. Please help.

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A:Sata ATA AHCI BIOS

Can you boot into safe mode?

Any onscreen error messages?

The lines you list...are from the BIOS, which is part of the normal boot process.

Louis

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Oh and here are my specs if u need them:

AMD Phenom II X4 955 (AM3, 3.20 GHz, 8MB Total Cache),
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A:Changing to AHCI in BIOS

Check page 45 in your manual, download from here:
ASUSTeK Computer Inc. - Motherboards- ASUS M4N68T-M

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Hello people, i'm new in this forum so i'm sorry if i shouldn't post in this section
so i just bought a new SSD (850 evo 250gb) And it says on it's software i should enable AHCI mode on my bios
to get it faster. also the tests results show 250 when it was supposed to hit 520-540, and i think it's due to not having
AHCI mode, but i tried to change it in my BIOS, but i only have these 3 options:

- S-ATA+P-ATA
- S-ATA (which is the one i'm using now)
- P-ATA

Isn't there any other way to change it to AHCI mode?
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A:AHCI Bios Setup for SSD?

It is possible that the registry setting that you changed only supports the Microsoft AHCI drivers, not the Intel ones.

I don't know whether it'd be practical to uninstall the Intel drivers.

If all else fails, a re-install of Windows with the SATA controller set to AHCI in the BIOS should work fine. You should not need to install any third-party driver to install Windows on a drive that uses one of the Intel SATA ports.

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/207593-ahci-bios-setup-ssd.html
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A:BIOS and AHCI Issues

This is the tutorial for how to switch to AHCI if W7 was installed in IDE mode:
AHCI : Enable in Windows 7 / Vista

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You can disable ExpressGate in BIOS. That 'feature' will slow down boot time. Also enable 'Quick Boot' and disable 'Full Screen Logo'.

If you moved things around in the PCI slots it is always a good idea to perform a ClearCMOS (CLRTC) procedure afterward. This forces the system to re-recognize all devices and it resets the BIOS defaults too. It may also clear up any configuration errors that are delaying boot.
The procedure is in your motherboard manual, or ask here.

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/325145-bios-ahci-issues.html
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It really WILL improve system performance --one of my big bugbears on any discussion on performance is how the I/O subsytem (generally Disks) is forgotten - yet on most home computers the I/O subsystem is often the real cause of dreadful performance.

You'll have to do a windows CLEAN install as the system will BSOD if you just change the BIOS so you won't be able to run the installer from within Windows itself. (If you can you are very lucky).

It won't effect any Virtual machines you may have however (apart from improving disk performance).


Cheers
jimbo.

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CYAN S2696 you mean tyan
go to the MB website get manual re-set bios
set hard drive mode to ide
google no CYAN MB's
 

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Are you sure, how old is this pc ?

Usually under the Advanced tab you`ll see a bunch of options, one says sata configuration, if you click on that it may pop up a sub menu.

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A:ahci modes in biostar ami bios

Bud,

Your manual should explain the difference. Unless you are using a RAID configuration, and your Motherboard can handle it, select AHCI.

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http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/206023-ahci-modes-biostar-ami-bios.html
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http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/232363-how-enable-ahci-no-option-bios.html
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A:2nd HDD not working after swapping bios to AHCI

Welcome to the forum Ghozt.
Our experts will need to see some more information. Please read and use this tutorial by Golden and post the picture.

Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image

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A:SSD hard drive do i use Sata as IDE or AHCI in Bios

See this tutorial: AHCI : Enable in Windows 7 / Vista

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/255450-ssd-hard-drive-do-i-use-sata-ide-ahci-bios.html
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Does anyone have any suggestions?
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-do-i-enable-ahci-on-sata-hard-drives-after-winxp-is-installed-on-asus-a8r32-mvp.499167/
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A:W540 SATA Option (RAID or AHCI) gone after BIOS up...

Did you order your system as RAID model?  W540 does not come with RAID by default.  Lenovo has to license RAID option ROM (costs $) so it is only provided if you order RAID model from Lenovo.  As far I as I know, the only RAID model in Europe is 20BG001Sxx.  And your 20BG001Cxx model came with only 1 disk.  If I am wrong about this, please let me know.
 
I believe there was a bug in 1.05 that mistakenly enabled RAID on some non-RAID models.  The bug was fixed in 2.05, so unless you really have a RAID model W540, then RAID would become properly disabled on your system.
 
 

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-P-and-W-Series-Mobile/W540-SATA-Option-RAID-or-AHCI-gone-after-BIOS-update-to-2-05/td-p/1429895
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Setting the SATA MODE SELECTION parameter to AHCI doesn't allow booting, and I am afraid of enabling AHCI in the registry in case "something bad happens" to the RAID. What will happen if I both set AHCI in the BIOS and set the Win 7 64 bit registry for AHCI? Will the RAID1 Intel Rapid Storage Technology software RAID 1 pairing still work, and will I then have hot swappable drives? Thanks.

A:BIOS, RAID 1 and AHCI hot swappable drives question

Edit: Putting the edit in the beginning, but do read till the end please. You have a separate controller named Marvell? 88SE9172 chip, try setting this as AHCI in BIOS and attach the drives you want to hot-swap to GSATA3 ports 6-7(grey ports?), see if it works. Maybe you wont have to change to AHCI on your Intel chipset after all.

Hey, I have an older AMD Gigabyte board but things may be similar. I will share my experience.

First of all, in BIOS I have 3 different sets of options for IDE/RAID/AHCI. Namely, E-Sata ports (x2 SATAII), GSata (x2,SATAII) and OnChip SATA (this is the SB850 SATA ports,x6 SATAIII). E-Sata and GSata are both controlled by Jmicron chipset.

When I installed current OS a month ago on my new SSD, I installed with OnChip SATA mode set as RAID as I had 2x1TB BIOS raid0 and 2x640GB BIOS raid0 that I didn't want to break. The RAID option in theory is just a subset of AHCI and should have the same functionality. However, Samsung Magician program for the SSD had problems recognizing the SSD properly. So I had to change to AHCI.

You can definitely change the registry to load msahci(and IAStorV on intel?) on startup, it is just another driver to be loaded, OS will continue to use RAID drivers as long as BIOS is set to RAID. However, you will lose your BIOS raid once you switch to AHCI in BIOS, they will be back if you change back to RAID once again (just don't do anything to them in windows ). I backed up my data and set-up a new windows raid0 in disk management and it is working alright atm. So losing your BIOS software raid is not that much of a problem imho.

Now the interesting part is, although OnChip SATA ports are set for AHCI, non of the drives attached to these ports are hot-pluggable. They simply don't show in Safely Remove Hardware. Not that I want these show as removable mind you.

For hot-plug ability, I use E-Sata ports which are set to AHCI as well and had to install the corresponding JMicron drivers. The HD I use for backup purposes is connected to the PC with a SATA-to-ESata data cable and I have an adaptor that can supply 12V+5V 2Amps that has a molex ending, which in turn has a molex to sata power converter. I can hot-plug this disk and just use safely remove hardware like any usb stick/hdd. Now, this may not be what you are looking for, I just wanted to show you even though both chips are AHCI one of them doesn't list drives as hot-pluggable and the other one is.

The above setup is working alright for me so I have not looked into it further but there may be one other option that you can try. 2 weeks ago I had to work on a friend's laptop and his internal drive was showing as removable and I had to do a registry edit to mark it as internal. Perhaps the reverse can also be done?

My internal SATA device appears in Devices and Printers and in the - Microsoft Community

Also, keep in mind that when 2 drives are connected to the same power cable, if you hot-swap one drive it may kill the power to the other drive that is supposed to be keep working.

By the way, you didn't mention why you want hot-swap. Do you have some other drives for backup? You can't hot swap the OS or raid drives anyway.

Hopefully someone more knowledgable with your board will come along and answer proper.

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/369465-bios-raid-1-ahci-hot-swappable-drives-question.html
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Hi
When I turn on my Dell XPS 410 I can't get by a screen that says:

Serial ATA AHCI BIOS Version iSrc 1.02.22 07062006
Copyright © 2003-2006 Intel Corporation
**this version supports only hard disk and CDROM drives**

Controller bus#00, device#1f, function#02: 02 ports, 02 devices
Port--00: hard disk, wdc wd2500js-75ncb3
(this drive is controlled by the RAID BIOS)
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AHCI BIOS installed
Intel® matrix storage manager option rom v6.0.0.1022 ICH8R
Copyright© 2003-2006 intel corporation. All rights reserved.
I can't get past this screen and I can't reboot into safe mode. Any ideas what this could be?

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A:When to use RAID, AHCI or IDE options in BIOS during windows installation?

More than likely you won't be using raid. Which of the other ones you use depends upon your hard drive type. You use AHCI for SATE and IDE for IDE. Have you tried google?

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A:Latitude D820 BIOS | SATA AHCI Mode

The answer is that this system is long since end of life - it will not see any further BIOS updates.

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A:Tecra A9-11i: Bios update problem and AHCI not working

> I am having difficulty updating BIOS for a Toshiba Tecra A9 -11i laptop, (using latest update from the official toshiba european site); after running the bios launcher (version 3.2.8)
I get the following message ' this computer is not supported"? The current installed bios version is 1.5 , date 7/5/2007

This error message appears if you want to update a BIOS which is not compatible with your notebook model.
Toshiba European driver page provides the 2.10Win BIOS for this notebook model.
So you used definitely wrong BIOS.

> there's no response when pressing the ''FN' key and one of the f number keys
Common modules controls the FN buttons.
So the issue should be solved installing Common Modules v 6.06.00, Utilities 4.30.15
Note; You have to press FN + 1, 2, 3 etc? DON?T press FN + F1 etc?.

> I also having difficulty getting AHCi' mode to work in Windows XP Pro SP3; I have intel chipset 965m +ICH8M, the Intel ICH8M serial ata storage controller-2828 shows in device manager- the matrix storage manager won't run so i copied the file iastor.sys from the matrix manager folder into C:/Windows/Driver/system32 and edited the registry as read elsewhere on the forum but have had no joy.

Firstly be sure that AHCI is enabled in BIOS!!!
Furthermore the Intel Storage Manager controls the AHCI so you should slipstream the AHCI driver to the Win XP CD as described here:
http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/kb0/TSB85017Z0000R01.htm
or here
http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/kb0/HTD9401AN0000R01.htm

https://forum.toshiba.eu/showthread.php?63768-Tecra-A9-11i-Bios-update-problem-and-AHCI-not-working
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Help us to help you by posting the following information. 1.  The complete Model Name. or Product Number. of the notebook - see This HP web document if you don't how to locate the model number and\or product number.  

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A:BIOS reset to default so AHCI setting lost to IDE

First of all - welcome to BC !
 
The Gigabyte manual should be able to provide the info to solve this problem. If you don't have a copy you can download one (pdf) from here :-
 
http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3908#manual
 
I can usually fix BIOS problems, but I can't do it from memory, and I can't cycle through my own BIOS and use the web at the same time !
 
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A:Problems when switching BIOS settings to AHCI; two of my drives vanish

Are all of your drives SATA drives?

What happens if you change the "Onboard SATA/IDE Control Mode" only?
What happens is you change the "ICH SATA Control Mode" only?

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/332024-problems-when-switching-bios-settings-ahci-two-my-drives-vanish.html
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A:Solved: AHCI to RAID in the BIOS of an Asus p8z77 v pro motherboard.

Assuming that board supports RAID, it should be in the SATA controller options.
EDIT: User Manual, page 4-23
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-ahci-to-raid-in-the-bios-of-an-asus-p8z77-v-pro-motherboard.1142396/
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A:One excessive icon (Safely remove...) after changing the BIOS to AHCI

Isn't there any way!?

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/324533-one-excessive-icon-safely-remove-after-changing-bios-ahci.html
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A:Solved: ASUS motherboard BIOS AHCI settings can only boot Vista

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-asus-motherboard-bios-ahci-settings-can-only-boot-vista.824113/
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http://www.sevenforums.com/drivers/207559-after-change-sata-ahci-mode-bios-drive-shows-removable.html
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A:after change to SATA AHCI mode in BIOS, the main boot hard drive shows as removable

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/after-change-to-sata-ahci-mode-in-bios-the-main-boot-hard-drive-shows-as-removable.1035439/
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A:Intel Sata controler ICH10R AHCI + Jmicron AHCI error

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http://www.sevenforums.com/drivers/16685-intel-sata-controler-ich10r-ahci-jmicron-ahci-error.html
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A:bios error 1283, wrong bios installed... i think.

It would either need to boot far enough to load the new BIOS via floppy/USB, or the BIOS chip would need to be removed and flashed.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/bios-error-1283-wrong-bios-installed-i-think.1036872/
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http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19983340
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A:Bios not installed

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A:BIOS is not installed---

Welcome to TechSpot Forums

Sounds like the BIOS chip itself is damaged or maybe a bit loose.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/bios-is-not-installed.17576/
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A:BIOS Not installed!

is ther option f1 to enter bios or f2 continue
older machine the bios battery is bad and needs replaced??
and again did you tap on f1 or delete key to enter bios
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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/bios-not-installed.44647/
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A:"no bios installed" after new k8v se deluxe mb installed

you cant just swap motherobards and expect windows to boot. when windows installs it creates the HAL ( Hardware Abstraction Layer) which is specific to the machine that windows is being installed on. if the motherboard you are installing is the same as the one you removed then you shouldnt have a problem but if they are different then it wont boot. you will have to either do a clean install (best option) or do a repair install over the existing installation to fix the problem.
 

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A:wrong bios installed?

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/wrong-bios-installed.765754/
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A:Ultra Bios Is Not Installed

Manufacturer/model of system?

Did you try just tapping the DELETE key a few times once POST is over?

Louis

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/116462/ultra-bios-is-not-installed/
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A:4GB installed, but only 3GB shows up in OS & BIOS

Might want to boot with each stick of memory and see if one of them is bad - and/or run memtest to find any errors. Could just be a bad stick.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/4gb-installed-but-only-3gb-shows-up-in-os-bios.764059/
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A:Wrong BIOS installed.

If you messed up the Bios it needs to be flashed to the right revision

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A:you have new programs installed message won't go away

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/you-have-new-programs-installed-message-wont-go-away.238591/
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