How to boot to external sata drive using ahci Tags: Configuration SATA Boot Windows XP Last response: August 3, 2010 1:57 PM in Windows XP Share notesbiz July 26, 2010 4:06:56 PM Hello, how to boot to external sata drive using ahci. The system boots fine...it just does not recognize the external SATA drive in the bios after I enabled AHCI. More about : boot external sata drive ahci tigsounds July 27, 2010 2:31:53 AM notesbiz said:Hello, how to boot to external sata drive using ahci. The system boots fine...it just does not recognize the external SATA drive in the bios after I enabled AHCI. Could you have included the interface type that connects the external drive to the host computer? m 0 l notesbiz August 3, 2010 1:57:02 PM Are you referring to the boot order in the bios? If so, then yes. I am working with a hp elitebook 8530w and if I press F9 to select the boot device, the eSATA drive isn't listed. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedExternal Drive recognised in ESATA connection. Using AHCI. Forum SATA drive not showing and pc will not boot in AHCI mode Forum External SATA Hard drive , is it possible to use it to boot? Forum How to insert a sata hdd on a system using ide or ahci Forum How do I use my old SATA as my primary boot drive? Forum AHCI and previously initialised SATA drives used for storage Forum Motherboard settings question: How can my SATA settings use AHCI and RAID at the same time? Forum SolvedDoes Anyone Know How to Attach My Toshiba Canvio External Hard Drive Directly to a SATA port? Forum SolvedHow to create Win 7 boot disk with external drive support Forum Solvedhow to clone a windows vista boot drive to an external hard drive Forum can i power a 3.5 inch Sata drive using usb adapter from 2.5 inch external drive? Forum SolvedHow to recover files from external hard drive that was first used on a mac, but now I have a PC Forum SolvedHow can I recover my files on a external drive when it says to reformat it before you can use it Forum Can i use sata 2 and sata 3 drives through AHCI Forum Back up using sata external hard drive Forum SolvedHow to Dual Boot Ubuntu and Mint on a seperate drive using Windows 7? Forum 3.5 SATA used as external drive problem Forum How can I use a 1TB Sata HDD as an external back-up HDD help please! Forum SolvedCannot get my Samsung 840 EVO 120GB SSD to boot-up using AHCI Mode - Please Help! Forum Can esata port connected to external sata drive can boot and run os Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !