[SOLVED] SSD showing as removable

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  1. TrustMe

    TrustMe MDL Member

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    #1 TrustMe, Jan 13, 2017
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    I just did a clean install on my computer and the Intel SSD is showing up as a USB removable device. It has a ASRock H67M motherboard. I went to their website and installed the latest drivers, but it did not help. Does anyone know how to fix this?
     
  2. LatinMcG

    LatinMcG Bios Borker

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    install intel rapid storage might help... or check bios settings in sata disable hotplug



    by any chance u know the user "HoldMyBeer" ? they usually go together :jester:
     
  3. Flipp3r

    Flipp3r MDL Expert

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    Yes, as LatinMCG said, you should install the IRST software.
     
  4. PGHammer

    PGHammer MDL Senior Member

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    SSDs are SATA devices - all of which normally support the hot-swap and hot-plug standards that are part and parcel of SATA; it even applies to platter SATA drives. (In other words, it's NOT a bug.)
     
  5. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    I would go for this.
     
  6. Espionage724

    Espionage724 MDL Addicted

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    Is the SATA mode set to AHCI or RAID?

    I have the same thing happen on my older desktop with weird handling of AHCI (it basically uses a separate OpROM for it instead of having native BIOS support). Never really bothered to try fixing it since it didn't cause any issues, but the SATA mode selection in BIOS/firmware settings is where I'd first go.
     
  7. TrustMe

    TrustMe MDL Member

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    Thanks everyone fori the reply. I installed IRST but it did not solve the problem. I also looked through the BIOS but do not have a setting to disable sata hotplug.

    A few months back I read a thread about the same problem. He was able to fix it through the registry. I can't seem to find it now.
     
  8. TrustMe

    TrustMe MDL Member

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    Yes, the OS on a single MBR partition.
     
  9. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    It is possible, murphy78's diskpart and image apply script offers that option also.