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 my pc failed to boot window! how can I use another external drive t make them master and slave mode boot it using Forum 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 Motherboard settings question: How can my SATA settings use AHCI and RAID at the same time? Forum AHCI and previously initialised SATA drives used for storage 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 can i power a 3.5 inch Sata drive using usb adapter from 2.5 inch external drive? Forum Solvedhow to clone a windows vista boot drive to an external hard drive Forum Can i use sata 2 and sata 3 drives through AHCI Forum SolvedHow to recover files from external hard drive that was first used on a mac, but now I have a PC Forum Back up using sata external hard drive Forum SolvedHow can I recover my files on a external drive when it says to reformat it before you can use it Forum 3.5 SATA used as external drive problem Forum SolvedHow to Dual Boot Ubuntu and Mint on a seperate drive using Windows 7? Forum How can I use a 1TB Sata HDD as an external back-up HDD help please! 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 !