How to Fix Windows 7 AHCI BSOD
Almost all hard drives in modern computer are SATA devices, so you can enable AHCI (Advanced Host Controller Interface) mode to improve their performance a bit. However, due to some conservative factory defaults, this option is not enabled, and you may find it's not possible to enable it after installing Windows - BSOD will fill up your desktop... This guide will help you Fix Windows 7 AHCI BSOD, enable AHCI mode safely.
- Press Start Orb, type in "Regedit".
- Right click on the "regedit" item in "Programs" section, choose "Run as administrator".
- If UAC prompt box pops up, confirm it.
- Navigate to the following path in left navigation pane:
- Right click on "Start" value to modify it.
- Set the value data to 0.
- If you are using a RAID adapter or other interface, please set "Start" value to 0 in the following path:
- Now you can reboot and turn on AHCI configurations in BIOS