Micro Center SSD won’t work in my computer?
I have a Dell Inspiron 3471 (Windows 10 [64-bit]) – just a simple computer. It has a regular old RAID hard drive.
I bought a Samsung 970 EVO Plus SSD at Micro Center and they agreed I simply install it in the empty slot, use the Samsung software to clone my hard drive, and change the BIOS to boot the SSD.
But I get an error message that I can’t clone unless my hard drive has an AHCI driver. And you can’t install an AHCI driver unless you have an AHCI hard drive.
I found how to change the hard drive to AHCI.
My instructions say the AHCI driver will install automatically. But I don’t see that an AHCI driver even exists for the Intel 300 Series Chipset Family.
Is the AHCI driver sitting on my computer and will install automatically?
Or where can I download the AHCI driver so it’s ready to be installed?
If none of this will work, will Micro Center take back the SSD and sell me one that works?