MBP 2011 AHCI in Windows

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  1. jetski423 macrumors newbie

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    New MBP 2011 15' with SSD option-

    Just installed Windows 7 x64 Pro and installed bootcamp but I noticed AHCI/NCQ was not enabled for the SSD that came with the laptop. I was reading that the 2011 bootcamp installed those drivers by default but I can't seem to get it to work. Has anyone had any luck getting it to work?

    Currently, Intel 6 Series/C200 Chipset Family 4 port Serial ATA Storage Controller is installed.
     
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  3. pesos macrumors 6502a

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    The problem is that Apple's BIOS emulation disables AHCI, so Windows can't use it.

    I have looked through a few threads where some enterprising folks wrote scripts to basically hack it back in by inserting GRUB as a middle-man and re-enabling AHCI after Apple disables it but just before Windows starts to load.

    Unfortunately their scripts, which work on older MBPs, did not seem to work on my 2011. Still hoping for an update as I live in Windoze 95% of the time.
     
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