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Offline peacefulguy

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Re: Windows 7 Drive Problem
« Reply #15 on: August 28, 2010, 05:36:23 pm »
Yep it was a 64 bit instal and I tried both AHCI and compatability modes for it and it still didnt work, even Lenovo forum had no answers. Maybe the lesson here is dont buy a cheap laptop lol  :D

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Re: Windows 7 Drive Problem
« Reply #16 on: August 29, 2010, 10:14:06 am »
When you changed the mode, did you re-install windows?

I just set it to compatibility mode and installed Windows 7 32 bit, everything is working fine now.

When running AHCI on 64bit it ran fine, but when it was on AHCI, windows 7 32bit didn't detect it even though I had re-installed windows 7 with those settings. It beats me how an OS installs with a particular drive and then the drive just disappears afterward.

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Re: Windows 7 Drive Problem
« Reply #17 on: December 21, 2010, 08:10:50 am »
install a vm of windows xp (not sure if win7's xp mode can help) and then see if you can burn
the .iso from within

i've been an using ancient old flatbed scanner that for barely runs in xp, but now gets by running in a xp vm
sure it is clunky, ghetto and sloooooooow....but i saved ~30 bucks