How to change the Serial ATA (SATA) Controller Mode using the Intel Visual BIOS

Intel Visual BIOS

The Intel Visual BIOS is the new BIOS layout and is the default in the Q77 series BIOS with later BIOS revisions.

The guide below explains how to find the Serial-ATA Controller Mode setting which is useful if you need to disable AHCI model for legacy operating systems, such as Windows XP.

Instructions

Note: Instead of using the Visual BIOS, you can switch to the Classic BIOS by using the Classic Mode button in the top left hand corner of the main Visual BIOS screen.

Applies to:



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Last updated: 24 Aug, 2017
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