Changing "SATA Mode" option from AHCI to ATA Tags: SATA Pavilion HP Laptop Laptops Last response: June 30, 2010 8:42 PM in Laptop General Discussion Share cecane June 30, 2010 2:40:45 PM How do I change "SATA Mode" option from AHCI to ATA. My PC is a HP laptop pavilion dv3 More about : changing sata mode option ahci ata MarkG June 30, 2010 3:05:56 PM Why would you want to do that? I don't know if it's the case with Windows 7, but I believe that XP would require a reinstall if you changed the SATA mode to or from AHCI. edmond419 June 30, 2010 8:42:45 PM I dont think you can. had hp but tried to install xp on it, so tried to change SATA mode. Can't find option for it Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Changing Sata mode AHCi to ATA . Advice please ! Forum Convert sata ahci to ata mode in bios win7 Forum SATA mode change to AHCI Forum Change SSD SATA mode to AHCI? Forum SolvedSATA drive not showing and pc will not boot in AHCI mode Forum SolvedChanging AHCI mode to IDE Forum SolvedSSD cannot work in AHCI Sata mode.. Forum SolvedSATA ports won't work in AHCI mode Forum SolvedAsus P5Q won't POST after setting SATA mode to AHCI Forum sir , i installed xp in lenovo z580 ............ by changing AHCI to COMPATIBLE option through F2 while starting laptop ...... Forum Switching from AHCI to ATA mode without reinstalling XP? Forum SolvedAHCI option(sata) Forum SolvedIntermittent SATA 3.0 (6G) ports ASUS P6X58D-E, AHCI mode Forum Solvedhow i can change the ide mode to ahci mode om installed windows xp gigabyte GA-H87-HD3 Motherbord Forum VAIO AHCI mode option not in BIOS Forum Windows 8 IDE or AHCI SATA mode Forum My motherboard doesn't support AHCI, is IDE mode + SATA 2 much slower for new SDD/HDD/SSHD? Forum SolvedCannot change from IDE to AHCI mode (intel SSD)? Forum SolvedSlow SSD, tried lots of things, ahci changed to amd sata after driver update Forum SATA drive ok / ATA drive(s) stuck in PIO mode Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptop General Discussion categories Acer Alienware Asus Dell Lenovo Sony Toshiba !