Topic Title: AMD AHCI driver 13.1 BSOD Windows7/8 and driver renaming
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 05/22/2014 01:03 PM
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A web search led to the solution and now I have the AMD AHCI driver working with the AMD SB700 chipset.

The solution was provided by linhtinh on the AMD forum and involves correcting an error in the amd_sata.inf file. The line below should not begin with a semi-colon.

;HKR, "Parameters\Device","AmdSataPMDisabled",%REG_DWORD%, 0xFF

Delete the semi-colon, save the modified INF file and install the unsigned driver from Device Manager.

For how to install an unsigned driver, see here http://www.howtogeek.com/167723/how...8.1-so-that-you-can-install-unsigned-drivers/

The modified driver must be installed from Device Manager in the following manner. Right click, update driver software, browse my computer for driver software, let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer then browse to the correct folder and install. Reboot and done.

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