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Registered: ‎10-25-2010
Location: India
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AHCI driver for Windows XP

I've recently bought a LENOVO IDEAPAD V460 59 - 044185 laptop. When I tried to install Win XP with AHCI enabled in the BIOS, it BSOD. But later I successfully installed it by disabling the mentioned feature & enabling Comaptibility mode in the BIOS. Now, can anybody give me the link of the AHCI driver for my OS/motherboard?  Just for information, my lappy uses a Phoneix BIOS.

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Registered: ‎07-13-2009
Location: USA
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Re: AHCI driver for Windows XP

Try Storage Management driver (AHCI) on THIS download page.

 

But, you must use a floppy disk and a usb floppy disk drive to install.

 

Read instructions carefully.

 

If you do not have them, just stick with Comaptibility mode, no big difference.

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Registered: ‎10-08-2010
Location: Saint Helena
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Re: AHCI driver for Windows XP

HolmesSherlock

you can integrate AHCI drivers in winxp distr with n-lite app. So you wount have a BSOD when installing.