How to Clean Install Windows on an mSSD Cache Equipped Laptop

Clean Install Windows on an mSSD Cache Equipped Laptop

Note: It is possible to enable/disable RAID configuration in BIOS if you cannot access windows.

The first step would be to disable acceleration using Intel Rapid Storage Technology software.

Next, you need to Release the Hard Drive “Make available” also using Intel Rapid Storage Technology software. The mSSD is no longer used as a cached drive, and should be available as a separate drive in Windows. Restart computer. If not you need to format it in Windows’s Disk Management.

Then, install Windows and necessary drivers as usual.

Finally, you can enable acceleration again using Intel Rapid Storage Technology software. (You would have to download it again).

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